Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files placed on your computer's hard drive or in your browser memory when you visit a Web site.

Are cookies safe?

Yes, cookies are small text files. They can't look into your computer or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive. Cookies can't carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.

Our cookies help us:

    Make our website work as you'd expect
    Remember your settings during and between visits
    Improve the speed/security of the site
    Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
    Continuously improve our website for you
    Make our marketing more efficient

We do not use cookies to:

    Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
    Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
    Pass data to advertising networks
    Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
    Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

Session cookies
We use session cookies, which last only for the duration of your visit (your 'session') and are deleted when you close your browser. These simply enable us to identify that the same person is moving from page to page.

Persistent cookies
We also use certain cookies that are persistent. These remain on your computer after you have visited our site, meaning the site can remember your settings when you revisit us.

Third party cookies
Third party cookies that are used by our partners, for example, to help us measure site visitors. From time to time we may also embed external content from other third party Web sites within our Web site. These include sites such as Facebook and Twitter, whose cookie usage policy you can view on their own Web sites.

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.