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Cookie Policy

This policy explains what cookies are and how they are used on our websites. We encourage you to read the policy in full so that you understand what information we collect using cookies.


A cookie is a simple ‘text file’ which typically contains two pieces of information: a site name and a unique user identifier using your Internet Protocol address. Cookies may be either “persistent” or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie is stored by your web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless it’s deleted before the expiry date). A session cookie will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

We will store Cookies on your browser or device when you visit one of our websites, for certain types of Cookies we will seek your permission before we use them. We use the following types of Cookies on our website:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential to make our website work and without them our website cannot operate effectively. They ensure that we can provide you with the services and information you require, they support essential functions such as signing in and navigating the website and help make sure our website is secure.

How we use cookies

When using our website we will place Strictly Necessary Cookies on your device and will access them when you visit our website in the future.

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from Cookies.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our Cookies for the following purposes:

  • to recognise your computer when you visit our website

  • to see how you navigate our website and enable certain functionality

  • to improve the website’s usability

  • to analyse the use of our website

  • to personalise our website for you

Our Cookies

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Cookie name: _krakatoa_session
Purpose: Performance, strictly necessary (when logged in)
Duration: Session
Description: This cookie is used to identify your user session on the website for authentication and authorisation purposes. By default it expires after the session ends. It is not used for analytics or marketing.

Controlling the Use of Cookies

You can also enable, disable and delete cookies through your browser. If you choose to disable cookies through your browser our website may not operate correctly and you may not be able to access secure areas of our website or make purchases. If you choose to delete your cookies, you may have to update your preferences with us again and the experience you receive upon returning to our site for the first time may be slightly degraded until our cookies update with your preferences again.

Click the links below to learn how to manage your cookie preferences through your browser:

Policy amendments

We may update this policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes.