About cookies

Like most websites, we use cookies to help improve your user experience and work out which types of content are more popular than others. A cookie is a file that is stored on your computer or mobile device, via your web browser. Cookies enable this website to recognise when somebody revisits it. By using this site you are allowing us to set these cookies.

If you do not wish to receive cookies you can easily modify your web browser to refuse cookies, or to notify you when you receive a new cookie. For more information about cookies and for instructions on how to stop cookies being installed on your computer, please see www.allaboutcookies.org and www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies respectively.

Cookies in use by our site

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to see which areas of our web site are the most popular. This data does not tell us anything specific about you such as your name or address, but it does allow us to make observations like “95 people visited from the UK last month and 51 of them viewed our contact page”. The names of the Google analytics cookies are:

  • utma
  • utmb
  • utmc
  • utmz


We use the ShareThis plugin to help us distribute our content. ShareThis offers online services and applications that allow users to share content on the Web more easily.

ShareThis creates a number of cookies in order to identify a particular device that was used to interact with their service for the purposes of tracking usage.

ShareThis creates the following cookies:

  • ShareUT
  • stOAuth
  • __ar_v4
  • recents
  • __stid
  • __stgmap
  • __stdlxmap