Cookie Policy

How do we use cookies?

In our website we use cookies to collect information of how many visitors there are to different parts of the website, which helps us keep our site up to date. We may also use cookies to tailor the content that you see to suit your interests. This facility also allows you to receive personalised advertising relating to products viewed whilst using our website.

Our use of cookies generally fall into four categories:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary to operate our Online Services. They do not store any personally identifiable information. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but our Online Services will not work properly without these cookies.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information in an anonymous manner about how visitors use our Online Services and how our Online Services perform. These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and help us understand which pages are the most popular and where visitors spend most of their time.

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation, such as remembering choices you make or information you provide, what region you are in, your login information, or the pages you have viewed. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies allow us and our advertisers to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you and your interests. They may be used by us and our advertisers to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other sites. These cookies may track whether you clicked on an advertisement in order to limit the number of times you see a particular advertisement and help us understand the efficacy of our advertising campaigns. They do not directly store personal information, but uniquely identify your browser and device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

How to control and delete cookies

Cookies help you get the most out of our website. You can however set up your browser to delete or refuse some or all of them, or to notify you when you are sent a cookie and therefore choose whether or not to accept it. You may also delete or refuse, some or all of the cookies, on our website at anytime. Please remember, if you do delete some or all your cookies, some features on our website, such as remembering your username, may not work and your experience on our website may be affected. Unless you’ve adjusted your browser settings so that they’ll delete or refuse cookies, cookies will be issued or reissued when you log on to our website. If you do decide to delete or refuse cookies but subsequently decide that you would in fact like to allow cookies, you should adjust your browser settings and continue using our website. Cookies will then be sent to and from our website.

If your computer is shared with others, you should either set your browser to refuse cookies before accessing our website or clear cookies stored by the browser every time you close your browser to avoid your email address or other details being displayed in the log on field to a subsequent user of our website.

For your convenience we’ve provided links to the cookie management page for the most popular web browsers:

Internet Explorer

To learn about controlling cookies on the browser of your mobile device please refer to your handset manual.

Details of the cookies we use

The tables below describe the cookies set against the domain, for details of third-party cookies stored against other domains while using our site, please refer to the third party’s own policy listed above.

Our own cookies

Cookie NameTypeExpiresExpires
catAccCookiesFunctionalityThis cookie is used to manage a cookie consent plugin to record the end user’s acceptance that the site uses cookiesPersistant
PHPSESSIDStrictly NecessaryCookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.The cookie is deleted when you close your web browser

Google Analytics cookies

Cookie NameTypeExpiresExpires
_gaPerformanceUsed to distinguish users.2 years from being set
_fbpTargeting/AdvertisingUsed to limit the number of messages being sent to Google from your browser.1 minute from being set
_gidPerformanceUsed to distinguish users.24 hours from being set

Cookie NameTypeExpiresExpires
wdTargeting/AdvertisingThis cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.End of session

Cookie NameTypeExpiresExpires
cto_lwidFunctionalityThis cookie keeps a booking engine running.2 years from being set
_fbpTargeting/AdvertisingUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisersEnd of session
DSIDStrictly NecessaryThis cookie is set to note your specific user identity. It contains a hashed/encrypted unique ID.Persistent – expires after 2 weeks
IDETargeting/AdvertisingThis cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.2 years from being set

Cookie NameTypeExpiresExpires
OGP / OGPCFunctionalityThis cookie enables the functionality of Google Maps.Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map
SAPISID / APISIDTargeting/AdvertisingThis DoubleClick cookie is generally set through the site by advertising partners, and used by them to build a profile of the website visitor’s interests and show relevant ads on other sites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.2 years from being set
HSID / NIDTargeting/AdvertisingThis cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to build a profile of the website visitor’s interests and show relevant ads on other sites.2 years from being set
SIDStrictly NecessaryThis is a very common cookie name but where it is found as a session cookie it is likely to be used as for session state management.Persistent
SIDCC / SSID / 1P_JAR / CONSENTTargeting/AdvertisingThis cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.2 years from being set


Changes to the Privacy & cookies policy

This Privacy Notice was last updated on 2nd January 2020. If it is necessary for us to alter the terms of the Privacy Notice, we will post the revised Privacy Notice here. We encourage you to frequently review the Privacy Notice for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Additional information

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