Cookies and this Website
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.
How cookies benefit you
- Make our website work as you’d expect.
- Save you having to login every time you visit the site.
- 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 (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do).
- 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.
We do collect information (which you supply) in forms which we store on this site but we don’t share it with others.
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
Website Function Cookies – Our own cookies
- Determining if you are logged in or not.
- Remembering your search settings.
- Showing you which pages you have recently visited.
- Allowing you to add comments to our site.
- There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Social Website Cookies
So you can easily like or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we include sharing buttons on our site.
Cookies are set by
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: Google Analytics
If you don’t want to be tracked by google analytics there is an opt out
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of ours and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that your 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. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.
For more about what you can do, see our
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