Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and support relevant information and functionality. They also enable us to keep the Website and information, up to date, relevant and error free and provide information about how the Website is used. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
A list of the main cookies used on this Website is set out below. We will review and update this list on a regular basis.
The categories of cookies which are used are:
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
The necessary cookies on this website are:
_cfduid – this cookie is used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic and expires after one year.
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
The preference cookies on this website are:
Lang – This remembers the user’s selected language version of a website and expirs at the end of the session.
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
The statistics cookies used on this website are:
_ga – this cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website and expires after two years.
_gat – this cookie is used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate and expires at the end of the session.
_gid – this cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website and expires at the end of the session.
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
The marketing cookies used on this website are:
collect – this cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels and expires at the end of the session.
i/jot/syndication – this is an unclassified cookie from twitter.com and expires at the end of the session.
Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
The unclassified cookies on this website are:
is_unique – this is an unclassified cookie from statcounter.com and expires after five years.
is_visitor_unique - this is an unclassified cookie from statcounter.com and expires after two years.
sc_is_visitor_unique - this is an unclassified cookie from connectplusm25.co.uk and expires after two years.
sc_medium_source - this is an unclassified cookie from connectplusm25.co.uk and does not expire.
statcounter_bounce - this is an unclassified cookie from connectplusm25.co.uk and expires at the end of the session.
viewed_cookie_policy - this is an unclassified cookie from connectplusm25.co.uk and expires after one year.
How to control and delete cookies
You can delete the files that contain cookies – those files are stored as part of your internet browser. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this Website or indeed any other website, or if you wish to receive notification of cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Please be aware that declining or denying cookies may prevent you from being able to use the Website to its highest capability.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on 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. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your manual