1) Cookies and similar technologies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer or electronic device when you access our website. Similar technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects (‘flash cookies’) and single-pixel gifs. Such technologies can be used to track users’ actions and activities, and to store information about them. We use these cookies and/or similar technologies on this website for the following purposes:

2) Information collected

We may obtain information about your computer or any other electronic device which you use to access our website, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information. We will treat this information as your personal information.

In certain circumstances we may also collect personal information about you but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g by completing an online form) or where you purchase goods or services from us.

3) Consent for cookies

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested, or essential to the inherent functionality of the website (e.g to enable you to store items in a shopping basket and/or to use our check-out process).

Where we wish to use cookies that require your consent you will be asked whether you consent to the use of cookies in the following manner:

On the first occasion a pop-up will ask the user to consent to cookies being used by clicking on “Accept & Close”. This preference will then be stored for the future.

Thereafter you will be provided with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of cookies which can be done in the following manner:

A link under the heading “Change Cookies Settings” will be provided in our Cookies Policy under section 6 “How to change cookies settings”, which will ask users if they wish to opt-out of the use of cookies and to decide which functionalities they would like to allow.

4) Third-party cookies

We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website. These cookies and their third party owners are listed below. By consenting to the use of cookies on our site you will be consenting to the use of these cookies. These cookies may be used to collect the following information:

Your IP address, your visited pages, time spent on each page, interaction taken and your location.

5) Cookies and similar technologies used on this website

The following cookies/similar technologies are used on this website:

Third Party Cookies:


Name Provider Purpose Session or Persistent
_Gat_UA Google to track website traffic and utilisation Persistent
_icl_visitor_lang_js WPML Stores the current language (essential cookies for functionality of website) Persistent


__cfduid CloudFlare to identify trusted web traffic Persistent
driftt_aid Drift Drift chat identifier cookie (anonymous) Persistent
drift_sid Drift Drift chat identifier token for specific browser session (anonymous) Persistent
wpml_browser_redirect_test WPML Tests if cookies are enabled Session
__utma Google collects data on the frequency of website visits & dates for first and most recent visit (anonymous) Persistent
__utmb, __utmc Google used by Google Analytics to calculate duration of a website visit (anonymous) Persistent
__utmt Google used to control the speed of requests to the server (anonymous) Persistent
__utmz Google used by Google Analytics to collect data on user location, search engine, source of traffic, keyword used (anonymous) Persistent
_ga Google a cookie set by Google Analytics used to generate statistical data on how a visitor uses the website (anonymous) Persistent
_gid Google registers a unique ID used to generate statistical data on how a visitor uses the website (anonymous) Persistent
super_session Third party Advertising Persistent
time Third party uncategorised Session
_fbp Facebook Advertising Session
_vuid Vimeo Advertising Session
_cfuid uncategorised Session
_cfuid uncategorised Session
_cfuid uncategorised Session
_fbp uncategorised Session
lang Twitter advertising Session

6) How to change cookies settings

You can adjust your Cookies Settings by clicking the link Change Cookies Settings.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.

For further information on cookies generally visit the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies