Cookies

In order for this site to be easy to use we use various cookies. Cookies are small text files which our website stores on your computer in order to provide the best experience and feedback about how people use our website.

We use cookies for these main reasons:

We do not use cookies for the following reasons:

What cookies are we storing?

We use cookies to enable our website to work better, provide you with a full and optimised experience and to gather statistics about our visitors without ever knowing or passing on the identity of individual users. The cookies include:

Google Analytics

We use a service called Google Analytics to collect information about visitors usage of our website including things like what pages people visit, how long they spend on our site and what kind of browser they are using. The information collected is via a JavaScript tag and none of your personal information is ever asked for, collected or stored to identify who you are. You can read more about Google Analytics privacy policy and their usage of cookies at:

http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Site functions

Our website is built using a CMS (content management system) and this requires cookies to be stored in order to enable basic user interactions to work correctly such as remembering registered user log-ins and other site features. We deem these functions as being necessary to the working of certain areas of the website. If you choose to disable this cookie then various functionality on the site will not work as expected.

You can read more about session cookies and what they are used for at:

http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html

Third party cookies

We use the services of external software and websites in order to improve the functionality and interactivity of this site.

This type of cookie includes social sharing functions (i.e. buttons allowing you to share pages on this site on social networking sites) and newsletter sign-up forms.

In order to make these functions work, and connect them to the relevant third party sites, there are scripts and code from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites may well collect and store information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

Permission to use cookies

If the settings on your web browser are currently adjusted to allow cookies to be stored and you continue to use this website without changing your settings to prevent this site from storing cookies then we take this to mean that you agree with and give us permission to carry on doing so.

Stopping us storing cookies

If you do not wish to store cookies from this website on your computer you can set your browser to reject and/or delete the cookies that our website requests to store. You can normally find out how to do this by choosing the Help menu in your browser to find instructions. If you do choose to reject cookies from our website, we cannot guarantee that this site will work as well as it is intended, function correctly, and be as quick and easy to use.

Requesting further information about our cookie usage

We like to be as clear about cookies on this website as possible and would be happy to discuss our cookie usage with you. Please get in touch if you require further information.

You can also read more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org which also gives your more information about how to delete cookies from your computer.