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Cookies Policy

Updated 5th May, 2018.

What is a cookie

A cookie is a small piece of data that may be stored on your computer or mobile device. It allows a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time.

Further information on cookies can be found at

How are they used on this site

 This site uses 2 different types of cookie,

  • Session Cookies – no stored on your computer
  • Persistent Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used as part of the registration process for financial security purposes. A session cookie is also used to remember your language preference when viewing the site. These session cookies are erased when you close your browser, or after 20 minutes of inactivity.

Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.

Cookies used on

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has introduced Google Analytics to assist us in redeveloping our website to ensure we provide relevant information in an easily accessible format.

Google Analytics Cookies are used on this site and can be viewed HERE.

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Cookie Name

Expiration Time




Tracks your visit to and usage on the site


179 days minutes

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated You Tube videos.



Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from You Tue the seer has seen .n .

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12 months from last visit

Used to distinguish visitors and pages visited. Records a unique ID, the date and time of first visit, time of current visit nd total number of visits made


1041 days

Used by the server for security


20 days

Helps the site track usage


20 days

Used by the same extension to measure usage.

Managing Cookies

Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular manufacturers' instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use ("third party cookies"), or those from specific websites.

This Cookie Policy forms part of our overall Privacy Policy

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