Cookie Policy

What exactly is a cookie?

Put simply, a cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you visit a website that uses cookies. The information within can then be read and used by the website to enhance your browsing experience by remembering preferences, page changes, item or data selections made by you. This is essentially a websites way of remembering things! Cookies are not harmful to your computer. They are not viruses and cannot infect or damage your computer. They can’t extract or use data from your hard drive. They don’t store or collect your personal or sensitive data but simply provide information to the webserver about the way in which you are using or have used the website previously.

How we use Cookies

Firstly we want you to know this website uses cookies. Some of these cookies are essential to enhancing your browsing experience but we also use cookies to collect information about our site’s performance, recognise when you revisit us and identify what you’re interested in viewing. Most business websites use cookies.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to monitor and analyse our website’s performance. Google Analytics generates this information using cookies which are stored on Google’s servers. Google Analytics’ privacy policy is available at www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Why we use Cookies

Using cookies means we can tailor your browsing experience to suit you and ensure a better online experience. Cookies also provide us with valuable information about the way our site is viewed and used which we use to improve our products and services and target our communications more effectively.

What we don’t use Cookies for:

  • We don’t use cookies to store sensitive information about you.
  • We don’t use cookies to make records of anything that could be used to identify you personally.
  • We don’t use cookies to make any record of your credit or debit card details.
  • We don’t use cookies to pass on any of your details to third parties.

The Regulations

The U.K.’s amended Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR) Act 2011 was brought into force on May 26, 2011. It requires website owners whose sites use cookies to inform users of what cookies are, if and how the site uses them and provide guidance on how to block them if preferred.

Cookie Control

Your web browser has built-in functionality to manage the way it deals with cookies, with most browsers set to accept cookies by default. This is to ensure websites function properly and provide the optimum online experience to you, the user. If you wish to change the way your browser manages cookies, you can adjust this within your browsers settings. Use the HELP option on your browser to find out more. Please note that changing or disabling your cookie settings may affect your browsing experience of this and other sites.

Further reading

Go to www.allaboutcookies.org for more information.

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