Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites when you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Several of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the website to operate, in particular our searches. You may delete and block all cookies from our website (see below), but if you do, parts of the website will not function correctly.
The cookies used on this website have been categorised using best practice. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below. Cookies on our website will not be used for any purpose other than the ones stated.

How do we use cookies?

Strictly Necessary

These cookies are essential in order for us to run this website.

  • acceptCookies which is set if you accept cookies. This lasts a year and stops the message appearing each time you come to the site.
  • CraftSessionId is set for all users by the content management system. Exists only for the session and allows you to submit searches and contact forms.

Targeting

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited this website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

_ga and _gat and related cookies from Google analytics, for online behavioural advertising. Income from online behavioural advertising helps to pay for FreeReg.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.