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Cookies

NTW may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page frequently to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 13th January 2016.

How we use cookies

Cookies are harmless text files which may be stored on your computer whilst using the site. We use cookies to improve your browsing experience and enable certain features or functionality.

We also measure statistics about visitors to the site and their usage e.g. where they came from, what pages they visit and what browser they are using. Knowing how our site is being used means we can improve our user’s experience in the future. We do not use cookies for advertising purposes or pass user data to any other organisation.

All cookies used on this site are listed below. If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively affect your experience on the site.

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. For example, they allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.

Non-essential: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. For example, analytics tools to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. This could include anonymous information of how you got to the site, the pages you visit and how long you spend on each page.

The list below details the cookies used on our website.

CookieDescription
__Secure-3PAPISIDUsed by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant & personalised Google advertising
__Secure-3PSIDUsed by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant & personalised Google advertising
__Secure-APISIDUsed by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant & personalised Google advertising
__Secure-HSIDUsed by for targeting purposes to build a profile of the website visitor's interests in order to show relevant & personalised Google advertising
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site's analytics reports.
_gatThis cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from and the pages visited.
DVThis cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
Recite_SessionUsed to save your settings if you use the ReciteMe accessibility toolbar.
Recite.PersistUsed to save your settings if you use the ReciteMe accessibility toolbar.
SIDThis is a very common cookie name but where it is found as a session cookie it is likely to be used as for session state management.
SSIDThis cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
takeover_message_cookieRemembers if the users has dismissed the cookie banner and keeps it hidden whilst browsing the website.
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]After login, WordPress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for mostly interface use.
wordpress_sec_[hash]Set by WordPress to provide protection against malicious software, stores account details.
wordpress_test_cookieWordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wp-settings-1, wp-settings-time-1WordPress uses this cookie to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

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