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Cookie Policy

This site does not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

However, if you wish to restrict or block cookies which are set as a result of visiting this website, or indeed any other website, you can do this with your browser settings. The Help menu within your browser should tell you how to do this. Useful information about cookies and how to control them on a wide variety of browsers can be found at www.aboutcookies.org.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.

This site uses a limited number of third party suppliers to provide specific functionality and these cookies are included in the list below. Further information on the nature of the information collected and the options you have to control these are provided as links in this list.

Cookie Name Purpose
JSESSIONID

Used to store a unique random identifier for each visit to this website. No other information is written to this cookie on your computer/device. This cookie is required by the webserver software to remember certain settings such as whether you have logged into the site. This cookie is destroyed each time you close your browser and all information stored against this unique identifier is automatically deleted from the server 30 minutes after your last access of the website. This cookie is essential to ensure that all website functionality is available to you. For normal visitors no information will be stored in the session and will only be used for administrative access to the CMS (i.e. only used for site administration).

forum_order

This cookie is used to remember when you have chosen to view forum threads ordered from newest-oldest posts instead of oldest-newest (the default). This cookie is set only when the you select a “Change to chronological”/”Change to reverse chronological” link on a forum thread page, and persists for 60 days from the date/time it’s first set. If this cookie is not set, you will have to re-select the option to display posts in reverse chronological order each time you view a forum thread.

cookies

This cookie is used by the privacy module to store the fact you have implicitly agreed to having cookies set on your machine by proceeding past the warning notification. This cookie is set each time you view any page on a site using the privacy module, and expires 90 days after the date you last visited the site. If this cookie is not set you will see the cookie notification on every page you visit, instead of merely the first one.

survey_* Used to remember that you have completed a survey, so the site can discourage visitors from completing surveys multiple times. This cookie is set whenever a survey is completed, and expires after 1 year. If this cookie is not accepted, you may be able to complete and submit multiple answers to surveys.
WorldPay
machine
Set by Worldpay (credit card processing company) when you make a donation via the donation form. This cookie is set by a third party system when you begin a transaction through Worldpay’s credit card processing system, and expires as soon as you close your browser. If this cookie is rejected you may be unable to complete any credit card transactions through the website.
Google Analytics
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This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports for us on activity on the site.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

How to reject or delete this cookie
http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

Google
PREF

Set by a number of Google services and libraries to store any of your preferences and to track you from site to site. This cookie is set by a third party system when you view a page containing any one of a number of Google services (including ReCAPTCHA, embedded Google Maps and the like), and expires after two years.  If this cookie is not accepted then you may have to re-set any changed preferences each time they view the Google service or widget, and Google will not be able to track you between different sites.

Google
NID
SNID

Set by a number of Google services and libraries to store any of your preferences and to track you from site to site. This cookie is set by a third party system when you view a page containing any one of a number of Google services (including ReCAPTCHA, embedded Google Maps and the like), and expires after six months.  If this cookie is not accepted then Google will not be able to track you between different sites.

Youtube
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Set by Youtube videos embedded into pages (included in WSIWYG content by site admins). This cookie is set by a third party system when viewing a page with embedded Youtube videos on it, and expires after approximately nine months after the date it’s first set. This cookie is not required to view embedded videos. It is only set by Youtube so they can track you between different pages and sites with embedded Youtube videos on them.
Youtube
PREF
Set by Youtube to store your preferences relating to Youtube videos embedded into pages. This cookie is set by a third party system when playing an embedded Youtube video (not merely viewing the page), and expires as soon as your browser is closed. This cookie is not required to view embedded videos. If the cookie is not set you may have to re-set any personal preferences each time you view an embedded Youtube video.
Youtube
use_hitbox
Set by Youtube relating to Youtube videos embedded into pages. This cookie is set by a third party system when viewing a page with an embedded Youtube video (not merely playing the video), and expires as soon as your browser is closed. This cookie is not required to view embedded videos.
TinyMCE_*_size

This cookie is set by the TinyMCE WYSIWYG editor (eg, in the admin system) when you resize the WYSIWYG editor pane, to remember how large you would like your WYSIWYG editor pane in future and expires as soon as you close your browser. If this cookie is not set you would be required to resize your content editor to the preferred size each time you view a page containing the WYSIWYG editor.  THIS COOKIE WILL NOT BE SET FOR REGULAR WEBSITE VISITORS.