Cookie Policy

We use cookies on our website. By using our website you agree to this Policy and you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Policy.

Cookies

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en 

WordPress: Our website runs the popular WordPress CMS for it’s blog page and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress, and whether you have logged into WordPress. We use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you if you are a registered user and we deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.

More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by Twitter and Facebook. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

How you can manage cookies for all websites

If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, it will mean that your browsing experience on our website may be limited.

To turn cookies on or off for all websites via your web browser, you can follow the instructions below.

How to check cookies are enabled on your  PC:

Google Chrome

1.Click on the spanner icon (top menu in browser) and select ‘Settings’
2.Click the ‘Under the Bonnet’ tab on the left, then select the ‘Content settings’ button
3.Under the cookies section, choose the option that best suits your needs.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

1.Click on ‘Tools’ (top menu in browser) and select ‘Internet options’
2.Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
3.Move the privacy slider to the level of privacy you require. Settings above Medium will disable cookies.

Mozilla Firefox

1.Click on ‘Tools’ (top menu in browser) and select ‘Options’
2.Select the Privacy icon
3.In the history section choose ‘Use custom settings for history’ from the dropdown menu
4.Cookies can be enabled or disabled by clicking on the appropriate check boxes.

Safari

1.Click on the Cog icon (top menu in browser) and select ‘Preferences’
2.Click on Privacy tab and choose the option that best suits your needs.

Opera

1.Click on the ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’
2.Select the ‘Advanced’ tab and choose Cookies from the list on the left
3.Choose the option that best suits your needs.

How to check cookies are enabled on your Mac:

Safari on OSX

1.Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’
2.Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
3.Adjust the level of cookie acceptance here.

Firefox

1.Click on ‘Firefox’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’
1.Select the Privacy icon
2.In the history section choose ‘Use custom settings for history’ from the dropdown menu
3.Cookies can be enabled or disabled by clicking on the appropriate check boxes.

Opera

1.Click on ‘Opera’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’
2.Select the ‘Advanced’ tab and choose Cookies from the list on the left
3.Choose the option that best suits your needs.

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