Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they Benefit You

A cookie is a small file of letter and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree.  Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
Our website, like many other websites around the world, uses cookies for a variety of purposes, including ensuring that the website functions as you would expect, remembering your preferences, and gathering anonymous marketing data.  We will never collect or use cookies to track personally-identifiable data without your express permission.  On this website, we are using cookies to:

  • Enable functionality on the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks
  • Track website usage, so we can continue to improve our website for you
  • Provide information from third party services

Granting us permission to use cookies

By continuing to use this website after seeing our notice and/or reading this page you are indicating that you are happy for us to set cookies in your browser in line with this document.  If you wish to use this site but would like us not to set cookies in your browser, you can learn how to disable or remove cookies below.  Please note however that doing so may prevent you from using certain functionality of this site.

More about our Cookies
 

Our own cookies

We set our own (first party) cookies to achieve the following:

  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering if you’ve set any preferences on the site
  • Remembering if you have been informed of our cookie policy

To stop us setting these cookies, you will need to set up your browser to reject all cookies (see below).

Third party functions

Our site may from time to time include functionality provided by other websites, such as YouTube videos, or images located on third party servers.  These third parties may set cookies that we have no control over. If you do not wish to accept third party cookies, this can be done by following the instructions provided below.  However, disabling these cookies may break the functions offered by these third parties.

We use the following services on our website that may set third party cookies:

  • Social media action buttons
  • Embedded videos
  • Embedded Google maps
  • Google Analytics
  • Adtracking

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use the services provided by Google Analytics and Lead Forensics to track visitors and build up a picture of how visitors use our website, where they have come from, the pages they visit etc.  In order to do this, Google analytics will set up to three cookies on your browser.  No personally identifiable information is stored, and all the data we receive is anonymous.

Turning Cookies Off

In all modern browsers you may elect to reject cookies.  Please note, however, that by doing so, parts of our website may no longer function as expected.  If your concerns are based around third party cookies, then we recommend you reject only those cookies, rather than all cookies, so that we can still provide you with the functionality you expect.

The web site now stores cookies on your computer.  You may restrict this to using only some, or none, of them.  However, if you do so, you may not be able to use certain features of the web site including but not limited to: log in and see personalized content.

 

The web site now stores cookies on your computer. You may restrict this to using only some of them or none, however you may not be able to use certain features of the web site including but not limited to: log in, buy products, see personalized content, switch between site cultures.