A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website, which enables the website to tailor its offerings to your preferences when you visit it.

Cookies We Use

Name Type Description Expiry
_ga Analytical Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_gid Analytical Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_gat Analytical Google Analytics – Used to throttle request rate. 1 minute
PHPSESSID Necessary “To store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page.

For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission.

When an enquiry form is submitted successfully, a message is stored and presented to the user thanking them for their enquiry. To store a the logged in user’s username and a 128bit encrypted key. This information is required to allow a user to stay logged in to a web site without needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unable to proceed to areas of the web site that require authenticated access.”

When the user’s browser is closed
viewed_cookie_policy Necessary This cookie hides the cookie popup once you have accepted our cookie policy. 1 year