• These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

    These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works.

    Functionality cookies

    These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

    These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise.

    They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

    Third Party Cookies

    This Website uses a number of supplies who also set cookies on our Website on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing. A list of all third party cookies that are used on this Website and what each is used for appears below.

    Social media and sharing tools

    This Website utilises social media and sharing tools throughout the Website including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, StumbleUpon, Digg and Delicious. Using these elements of the Website allows these service providers to set cookies on your device and track your behaviours within their platforms. Social media and sharing tool providers may also detect your presence on this Website if you are logged into their services. The cookies set and tracking carried out by these third party providers is not under our control. For further information please view the privacy policies of these third parties.

    Duration of Cookies

    Cookies are either Persistent cookies or Session cookies:

    Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the Website that created that particular cookie.

    Session cookies – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

    How to control and delete cookies

    You can delete the files that contain cookies – those files are stored as part of your internet browser. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this Website or indeed any other website, or if you wish to receive notification of cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Please be aware that declining or denying cookies may prevent you from being able to use the Website to its highest capability.

    Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your manual.

    Performance cookies

    This is a list of the main performance cookies set by the Website, and describes what each is used for. Some of these cookies are also third party cookies:

    Cookie Name




    Gaia Insight


    Google Metric


    Google Metric


    Google Analytics


    Google Analytics


    Google Analytics


    Google Analytics


    Visitor preference


    Visitor preference


    Crazy Egg


    Visitor preference


    This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics or Site Improve. Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate our use of our Website and compile reports on user activity. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google/Site Improve may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s/Site Improve’s behalf. Google/Site Improve will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google/Site Improve.

    We use Site Improve to enable us to understand how visitors interact with the Website particularly the paths visitors take through the Website. This data is used to help understand how visitors interact with the Website and the way in which they navigate through it. Your IP address and other personally identifiable data are not associated with any other data held by Site Improve.

    Social media and sharing sites' privacy statements

    Links to privacy statements of 3rd parties: