Cookie Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages.

Cookies don’t harm your computer. We don’t store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use information gathered from cookies to help improve your experience of the site.

Cookies policy.

To make full use of the features on our site you will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features of this website by using them.

However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

For further information on cookies or for details on how to delete them or refuse their installation on your computer, please visit:

Cookies used on the website.

Here is a list of how we use cookies on the website:


Google Analytics (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, _ga)
This is used to understand behaviour and statistics across the site.


We are required to alert users that cookies are used on our website for various purposes that are explained in more detail on this page. To prevent this message from displaying continuously to users, we set a cookie that records that this message has been presented to you.

Records the time of the last page load. Used in conjunction with the exp_last_visitcookie.

End of session. Contains the last 5 pages viewed. Typically used for form or error message returns.

PHPSESSID, exp_stashid
These cookies are used to store server-side, user-specific data in order to maintain a session state for the visitor, and to ‘remember’ their preferences. Our website uses this data to process user requests. Some functions of the website depend on these cookies and may not work properly, or at all, if they are disabled.

Date of the user’s last visit. Can be shown as a statistic for members and used by the forum to show unread topics for both members and guests.

Managing Cookies.

Browsers are changing all the time, to get the most up to date information about managing your cookies in your browser visit