As part of the new European Union privacy protection laws, we are required to inform you when we use tracking features called ‘cookies’ on our website.
Current third parties are:
If you do not consent to us using cookies, you can restrict or delete them from your browser. To help you change your browser’s cookie preferences we have collated some instructions for the most popular browsers.
Click here for details of how to change your privacy preferences
Please note if cookies are disabled, the online browsing experience may be limited.
|Cookie type||What we use them for|
|_utma||This cookie is what’s called a ‘persistent’ cookie, and keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.|
|_utmb||Records when a visitor enters a site, and expires at the end of the session.|
|_utmc||Records when a visitor leaves a site. It expires after 30 minutes if there is no activity.|
|_utmz||Keeps track of where the visitor came from, search criteria, and geographic region they came from. It expires in six months.|
|ctst||Used to make sure we can write the third-party cookies.|
|stc4101||This is the third-party cookie used to store all the other cookie data in concatenated form. The cookie’s name has the site ID in it.|
|stcs4101||stcs [siteid] temporary (session) data used for de duping the main cookie store (stc[siteid])|
|PREF / NID||Stores preferences for the Google widgets.|
|original_referer / original_referer / k / js / guest_id / _twitter_sess||Cookies that support our third-party social-media partner Twitter.|
|Session cookies||Our website uses a number of session cookies, which ensure you are remembered as you move between pages. Without a session cookie features such booking engines and shops would not work.|
ASP.NET_SessionId / xid / RefererCookie / store_language
Our website uses a small amount of animation using Adobe Flash Player. Please note Flash cookies are stored on your device in much the same way as usual cookies, but they’re managed differently by your browser. To disable or delete a Flash cookie, see Adobe Flashplayer Security Settings.
The information on this page is part of the action we are currently taking as we work towards higher levels of compliance. It is our policy to continually improve our privacy levels and we will post updates on this page.