Cookie Policy

We use cookies across our website to help enhance user experience and help make visits to our site more effective.

This Cookie Policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy.

Cookies are small data files which are sent from a web server to a web browser, and, depending on the type of cookie being used, either expire at the end of a browsing session or are stored until a set date.

Cookies are used for a variety of purposes, namely to help us monitor how people use our site and how we can best modify it to accommodate their needs. Please note, however, that restricting the use of cookies may impact the functionality of our website.

By using our website and agreeing to the terms of this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies We Use

Cookie Type Cookie Name Description
Google Analytics _utm.gif
To improve the performance of our site and to help enhance the user experience, we use a service provide by Google Analytics which allows us to count the number of page visits and traffic sources our site receives.
Mint (Analytics) MintUnique
To improve functionality and to help measure the number of page visits and traffic sources our site receives, we use a monitoring service hosted on our own server provided by Mint (

Blocking and deleting Cookies

Most web browsers allow you to block cookies from being installed or delete cookies that are stored on your device through browser setting configuration. To obtain information about how to do this with your browser, please click one of the following links;

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Mobile phone and tablet users may have to refer to their handset manual or in-phone settings for details on how to block or delete cookies from their mobile browser.

Changes to this Policy

From time to time, we may change and/or update this Cookie Policy. If this Cookie Policy changes in any way, we will post an updated version on this page. We recommend you regularly review this page to ensure that you are always aware of our information practices and any changes to such. Any changes to this Cookie Policy will go into effect on posting to this page.

Contact Details

If you have any comments or questions about this policy and our use of cookies please contact us at

Date of Last Revision: June 8, 2018

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