Information about Cookies

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on to your computer by web sites you visit. We use cookies to improve your experience with our web site, and to allow us to track general usage of our web site so that we can improve it over time.

The table below details the cookies used by It explains why we use each cookie, whether the cookie contain any of your personal information and what will happen if you choose not to allow us to use each cookie.

The Drupal session cookies are used to let you log in to the site, give you access to toolbars.

There is a cookie set by Google Analytics ( to gather statistics on site visitors and the others are session cookies generated by the site.

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We use this cookie to allow you to sign in to our site.

This gives you access to toolbars.

Drupal uses this and there is a

discussion about it's

implications for the cookie


Google Analytics







We use Google Analytics to understand how we can improve our web site.

These cookies do not contain any personal information.
The reports generated by Google Analytics contain aggregated, anonymous information. For example, it will tell us how many people visited our site, but not who visited our site.

It is expressly against Google’s Terms of Service even to try to capture personal information.

Google Analytics cookies do not expire – they will last until you delete your cookies.

Disabling these cookies means we will think there are fewer people using our web site than there really are.






Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.

Used to block attacks.