Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that 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. None of the data collected by these cookies can be used to personally identify someone. The information below explains the cookies we use and why we use them.

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These are set by Google Analytics and are used to help us track user journeys through the site as well as analyse our traffic sources, helping us to create a better website.


This is used to track whether our cookies advisory message has been acknowledged.


This is set by our website blog software and is used to help increase the page load speeds

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These cookies are set by Uservoice which is the software we use for our customer support services.

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These cookies are all set by the forum software used to power our VIP area. They are only set once you are registered and logged in and some are only set once you start browsing the threads.

Removing Cookies

By using our website you are agreeing to these cookies being set on your computer. If, however, you wish to remove these cookies or block them from being set in the first place, you can control this through your browser’s settings. Please see the following links for further information:

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