A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
We use only session cookies on our website.
The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
- we use session cookies to improve the website's usability, administer the website, prevent fraud, improve the security of the website, personalize the website for each user and validate authenticated user sessions.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.
Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.
The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga, _gat.
The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
Third party cookies
Our website does not use third party cookies.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies - for example:
in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced";
in Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and
in Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11 );
in Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
in Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".
Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
This website is owned and operated by Wessex Technology OEP Ltd.
We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 2833845, our registered office is at 204 London Road, Waterlooville PO7 7AN, UK.
Our principal place of business is at Unit 16, Somerset House, Hussar Court, Westside View, Waterlooville, PO7 7SG, UK.
You can contact us:
by post, using the postal address given above;
using our website contact form;
by telephone, on the contact number published on our website from time to time; or
by email, using the email address published on our website from time to time.