Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies can be used to make a user’s experience more efficient. We have set out below the details of the cookies used on our website.

How we use cookies

We use cookies to help improve the performance and efficiency of our website by measuring web traffic and tracking user journeys. Our website uses ‘analytical’ cookies to track user behaviour in an anonymous form on our website.

A pop-up will appear on the footer of this website to explain that this website uses cookies. You will be given the opportunity to consent to the use of cookies by clicking ['accept']. If you click ['accept'] or continue to use our website without clicking ['accept'], we will understand that you have consented to the use of cookies.

If you would like to block or delete any of the cookies used on our website, we have explained how to do this at the end of this cookies policy.


Details of cookies used on our website

The cookies used on our website collect information about how visitors use the website, for instance which pages they go to most often. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous. It is used to improve how the website works.

Cookie Description> Further Information
__utma,_utmb,_utmz,_utmc Google Analytics: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited. Please see Google’s Privacy Policy for more information and
has_js JavaScript-enabled users are identified through the 'has_js' cookie set in drupal.js.  
SESScxxxxx When you access the website you are assigned a unique ID, or session ID, which is stored in a cookie. The cookie does not contain personal information, but acts as a key to retrieve information from the website.  
 NoiseCookiePolicy This Cookie is used to identify if a visitor has accepted the Noise Cookie Policy.  


How can cookies be removed or suspended

It is usually possible to block cookies using your website browser and to delete cookies by identifying and deleting the relevant file on your device.

Further advice on how to do this should be available through your device and software help functions, including that of your browser.

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Changes to this cookies policy

We may update and amend this cookies policy from time to time. If we do we will indicate any such amendments and the date of such amendments on this cookies policy. This is our cookies policy as at 14th September 2012.



If you have any remaining concerns about this cookies policy, please email