Cookies Policy

This page contains the following information:-
  1. What is a cookie?
  2. How do we use cookies? And what type of Cookies we use
  3. Cookies we use
  4. Advise on how to manage Cookies
  5. Useful links
For more information about the use of cookies while visiting our sites, please read our Private Policy

1. What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows websites to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device. When you visit a websites it may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology, such as a tag, pixel, or other web beacon.

2. How do we use cookies? And what type of Cookies we use

We use cookies in a range of ways including:-

Understanding how you use our site or performance gathering information such as the pages you visit the technology you use to help us to analyse how our site is being used and how visitors visit our site, we use Google Analytic cookies to do this. Theses cookies are often called first-party cookies. Google have a product called "Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on" information can be found here. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, page.

We use functionality cookies that remember you have click on the message (normally at the bottom of our site) that makes you aware that we are using cookies, these are also first-party cookies.

On certain page and from time to time we display advertising. to do this we use Google Ads to show adverts which they feel will be of use to you based on your recent browsing. These pages are limited to our general calculation pages and not our product pages. They use a mix of first-party and third-party cookies. For additional information please see How Google AdSense uses cookies

3. Cookies we use

_ga - Is a analytic cookie installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.

_gid - Is a analytic cookie installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytic report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.

_gat_gtag_UA_ - Is Google basic general universal cookie.

4. Basic Advise to Manage Cookies

You can manage the use of cookies, including advertising cookies, and disable the sharing of data with partners for advertising purposes by adjusting your browser setting. You can switch some cookies off through the your choice of browser and other setting within your operation system and the use of additional products. But you may need to do this again each time you use a different IP address, device, or virtual private network. You can also adjust the global privacy setting or plug-in via your browser. It is also possible to stop your browser from accepting cookies altogether by changing your browser’s cookie settings.

These setting are usually found the "options" or "preferences" section of your browser. We have provided some links to popular browsers and we hope these will be helpful. Also look in the help section of your browser.

Please note these are correct at the time of publishing and may have changed, if in doubt please search for your brower cookie setting

Cookie settings in Edge

Cookie settings in Firefox

Cookie settings in Chrome

Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS

Information on Google Analytics Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, page

5. Other Useful links

Microsoft Cookies Guide

All About Cookies

The Information Commissioner’s Office

If you would like to contact us about cookies please email