Cookies

Cookies are tiny text files that are transferred to your computer when you visit websites if you provide your consent. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps us to analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. To ensure our website works fully for you, we recommend they are enabled.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us by filling in an online form. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to accept them and select this option on the top bar disclaimer on the home page, or if you continue to use the website without choosing your preference, then this is considered consenting to the use of cookies.

If you would prefer to decline cookies, how to do this depends on which browser you are using. For instructions on how to do this on your specific browser, please visit aboutcookies.org.

Please note that disabling cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website, and may also affect your browsing experience on other sites. It will also stop us from monitoring trends by visitors to the site that help us to improve it.

Are cookies safe?

Yes – they don’t harm your computer.
Yes – they do not contain any information that could be used by others to identify you personally.
Yes – they do not contain any confidential details such as your email address or payment details.

How I use cookies

We use analytical cookies to measure what visitors do when they use our website and the pages they look at. For more information about these cookies and how they work see aboutcookies.org. Our cookies record anonymous information about visits and clicks on each web page. We use this to measure the performance of our website, identify what is working well and what can be improved. We use this information solely for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie: Site cookie acceptance
Name: cookie_consent
Purpose: This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on this website. If you change your mind and decide to either or withdraw your consent, you will need to change your browser settings. To find out how, visit aboutcookies.org

Cookie: Google Analytics
Names: _utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitfors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit aboutcookies.org or allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit Google Tools.