Chesnara plc (“we” or “our”) uses technology to collect information about the use of our website ( and to distinguish you from other users of our website, in order to improve your experience when you browse our site.

In order to collect the information our site uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is sent to your browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer (or internet enabled device) when you visit a website.

We use the following cookies on our website:

Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies the services you have asked for cannot be provided. They are deleted when you close the browser. These cookies do not collect personal information about you.

Analytical/Performance cookies – These cookies collect information in an anonymous form about how visitors use our site. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it.

Functionality cookies – These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you. Functionality cookies are only activated on our website when you make a particular selection or carry out a particular action.

We have described the main cookies we use and what we use these for below:

Cookie name Description
_ga It stores your PHP SessionId so we can store data as part of the standard PHP session system.
_gat Used to throttle request rate. (GA – Universal Analytics)
#lang Language cookie
ASP.NET_SessionId It is a cookie which is used to identify the user’s session on the server. It is created the first time your site is accessed over the browser.
AWSELB It is a cookie persisted by AWS ELB(Elastic Load Balancer) for managing sticky session across production servers.

Our site may link through to third party websites, which may also use cookies over which we have no control. We recommend that you check the relevant third parties’ privacy notices for information about any cookies they may use.

You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies, to delete cookies or to be informed if a cookie is set. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

You can find out more about cookies by visiting, which contains comprehensive information on how to set, manage and delete cookies as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our site.

This policy is under regular review. This policy was last amended on 31 May 2013.

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