Cookie Notice

Our website uses cookies.  We need your consent for some cookies.  You may withdraw your consent at any time.

If you have any questions about our use of your personal information, please contact our Head of Business Operations at 

What cookies are

A cookie is a small piece of data (a text file) that a website asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information.  For our website, those cookies are set by us and are called first party cookies.  

We may also use third party cookies for our advertising and marketing efforts.  These are cookies from a domain different from the domain of our website.

More specifically, we may use cookies for the following purposes:-
•    assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts, including behavioural advertising,
•    assisting you in navigation,
•    assisting in registration to our events, and your ability to provide feedback,
•    analysing your use of our services or applications.

Below is a detailed list of the cookies we use on our website.  We classify cookies in the following categories:
•    strictly necessary/functional cookies
•    performance/ analytics cookies
•    targeting/ third party cookies

You can opt out of each cookie category (except strictly necessary cookies) by clicking on the “cookie settings” button below.

Cookie settings


Cookies used

Strictly necessary/functional cookies

Cookie type Cookie name Purpose
Session & TYPO3 content management cookie Session & fe_typo_user We use session cookies to record an individual user’s preferences as specified by the user, so that each time they return their preferences remain.  Commonly this would include for example language settings or shopping cart.  Where forms are used on the site, we hold the information in a session cookie so that we can improve the user experience.  For example, when a user is submitting a form, we can auto-fill information, thereby reducing the number of fields they need to fill in.  This information is stored only in the user’s browser and is deleted once their browser is closed.

Performance/ analytics cookies

Cookie type Cookie name Purpose
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Targeting/ third party cookies

Cookie type Cookie name Purpose
Google Analytics __utmz __utmc __utmb __utma These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, as described above.   They may also assist with marketing.


Third party websites

Our website may link through to third parties’ websites, which will use cookies over which we have no control.  You will need to check their privacy or cookie notices for information about what cookies they use.


Control and consent

If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set up by any website, you can generally do this through your browser settings.  The Help function in your browser should tell you how.

Also, you could visit which tells you how to block cookies from 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.