Cookie policy 

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to analyse our traffic, provide social media features and enable video playback on our site. Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient. 

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission. 

What is a cookie? 

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your browser or hard drive when you arrive on a web page after you consent to use of cookies. This allows websites to ‘remember’ you and offer a tailored visit to the site. Some basic functions are not possible without the use of cookies. These cookies are deemed as strictly necessary.   

Information about our use of cookies 

This website uses cookies to distinguish you from other site users and understand your use of the site. This allows us to continually monitor and make improvements to the site, giving you the best browsing experience possible. 

Cookies used on this site 

Strictly necessary 

Strictly necessary cookies are required to allow the basic functionality of the site. The strictly necessary cookies in use on this site are detailed below: 

Name Host Duration Purpose 
wp-wpml_current_language WordPress 1 day Stores the current language in use either ‘en’ or ‘cy’ 
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress Session WordPress sets a cookie named wordpress_test_cookie to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide an appropriate user experience for the user. This cookie is used on the front-end, even if you are not logged in. days Enables use of the cookie acceptance pop up on the site and settings to be remembered.

Analytics Cookies 

Analytics cookies are optional cookies that allow us to monitor your visit to the site, giving us information on the site performance so this can be continually improved. The analytics cookies in use on this site are provided by Google Analytics:  (Google Analytics uses IP addresses to track visits, these are anonymised before collection and are not accessible in the reporting of the site) . You can prevent google analytics tracking in your browser with the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on: and Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data here.

Name Host Duration Purpose 
_ga Google 2 years Used to distinguish users. 
_gid Google 24 hours Used to distinguish users. 
_gat Google 1 minute   Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>. 

Third party cookies 

Third party cookies are cookies that are used by a website/domain that is not our own, for example where a third-party service is used such as social media or a chatbot service. The third-party cookies in use on this site are: 

Name Host Duration Purpose 
player Vimeo 1 year This cookie saves your settings before you play an embedded Vimeo video. This means that the next time you watch a Vimeo video, you will get your preferred settings back. 
vuid Vimeo 2 years This cookie collects information about your actions on websites that have embedded a Vimeo video. 
continuous_play_v3 Vimeo   1 year This cookie is a first-party cookie from Vimeo The cookie collects information about how you use the Vimeo service. For example, the cookie stores when you pause/replay a video. 

Vimeo sets first-party cookies which are essential for the player to operate. The DNT parameter is implemented so that no third-party analytics or advertising cookies are used by Vimeo. For further information please see Vimeo’s cookie policy:

Managing cookies 

When you opt-out of using non-essential cookies on this site these cookies will stop being used after you refresh or move away from the site.  

You can alter your cookie settings in your internet browser – see instructions for popular browsers below:  

Google Chrome 

Internet Explorer 

Microsoft Edge 



Please note that clearing cookies from your browser will have an impact on this site and any other site you visit that uses cookies to provide a tailored browsing experience. For example, if you have set preferences on a website – such as viewing an application in ‘dark mode’, saved any items in a shopping basket or used personalization features – these will be impacted. 

Policy changes 

This policy is correct at time of publishing 19/05/2021. We reserve the right to amend this policy at any time. Any changes to this policy will be contained here. Please refer to this page regularly to keep up to date. 

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