Cookie Policy

This page describes how our web site uses cookies to improve the visitor experience and how you can manage which cookies are placed on your computer.

What are cookies?

We use cookies for these reasons only and do not use them to collect any personal information about you. Cookies are small text files which are transferred from our web site and stored on your computer.  They are widely used in order to make web sites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide general usage information to web site owners.

Are any of these cookies necessary?

Yes.  Some of the cookies we set are absolutely necessary to the web site.  Without them the web site would simply stop functioning.  We have listed these as ‘Functional cookies’.  You cannot disable our functional cookies.

How can I manage other types of cookie?

Not all cookies are functional.  An explanation of the purpose and benefit of all of the other cookies used on our web site is provided.  If you wish to disable any of these other cookies, you will need to adjust your browser settings or visit a third-party web site operated by one of our service providers.

The cookies we use…

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow our web site to provide you with basic features and normal website behavious and to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features.  They may also be used to provide services or functionality you indicate you are interested in through interactions with our web site.  These cookies are only used to provide an improved browsing experience and we do not pass information about the choices you make to any third party or other organisation.

Name Description Purpose
Site cookie This cookie works with Google maps to remember your options, such as preferred zoom level.
PHPSESSID Session cookie This is a temporary cookie file which is erased when you close your web browser. When you restart your browser and revisit our site, the website will not recognise you.
_atuvc Site cookie This works with social media to allow you to share content via your social media channels.
oxi-gated-field- Site cookie This cookie is used to track the completed forms to allow access to our protected assets.
top_menu Site cookie This is used to track whether the top menu has been opened.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect general information about how visitors use our web site to help us improve our web site for everyone.  For instance, we track which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages or broken links.  These cookies don’t collect personal information that identifies a visitor.  All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Name Description Purpose
Google Analytics Google Analytics is a third-party traffic analysis service that helps us understand how visitors use our web site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google 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 behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You can opt-out of all Google Analytics cookies by installing a browser add-on provided by Google:

Conversion, targeting and advertising cookies

These cookies use information about your browsing in order to make advertising more relevant to you, ensure you don’t see an advert too many times and to help us increase our website’s effectiveness for our visitors.  These cookies are placed by third parties.

For example, we use Google AdWords and certain features of this uses cookies to help us run targeted advertisements and track success of our advertising campaigns by adding a cookie to your computer when you click on an advertisement.  These cookies are set to expire and do not contain information that can identify you personally.  Please refer to the Google Advertising Privacy Notice and Google’s Ads Setting page for more information about the ability to opt out. Please also note that unrelated third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

How to disable all cookies

If you wish to disable any cookie listed above for which we have not provided a specific means of disabling, you can also use your browser settings to disable cookies. An explanation of how to do this can be found here:

Please note: By disabling cookies in your browser, you may render some of the functionality on our web site (and other web sites you visit) unusable and we make no guarantees as to the performance of our web site when cookies are disabled.