Cookie settings


A cookie is a small text file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. It may be put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

Cookies used on this website

Measuring website usage

We use Google Analytics to collect information on how the website is used. This information helps us make sure the website is useful and to make improvements.

Your personal information is not stored by us or Google Analytics.

Name Expires Purpose
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
_gat_gtag_UA_29241176_1 1 minute Used to limit amount of user requests.
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users.
_ga_MLM41RGX8H 2 years Used to persist session state.

Essential cookies

Cookie notification

Stops the cookie notification appearing.

Name Expires Purpose
analytics-cookies-allowed 1 year To remember if you have agreed to having google analytics cookies set
cookies-notification-allowed 1 year Used to hide the cookies notification if a user either allows all
cookies or customises those allowed

Load balancing

Helps remember the server you are on.

Name Expires Purpose
ARRAffinity session Used for server load balancing

Blocking and/or deleting cookies

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies and to delete cookies

You may also control some of the cookies set by this website on the cookies settings page.

Contact us

This website is owned and operated by Hoople Ltd. If you have any questions about our cookies or this cookies policy, please contact us:

  • By email:
  • By telephone: 01432 805299
  • By post: Hoople Ltd, Plough Lane, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0LE, United Kingdom