Our site, like many other websites, use small files called cookies to allow our website to operate and to improve the website experience.

“A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies are then sent back to originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.” – Text taken from ICO document ‘Guidance on the rules on use cookies and similar technologies’, dated 13 December 2011.

How do we use cookies uses cookies for two purposes: 


Cookie Name  Purpose Expires
ASP.NET_SessionId Set as soon as you visit the site. Used to track users to ensure a consistent experience across pages while browsing the site. Deleted when you close your browser.

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