Cookie Statement


Cookie Statement

Cookies are text files placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site about how users interact with it. This page explains the three types of cookies we use on this website, as well as how to opt out of Google Analytics and how to disable cookies for any website.

The Cookies we use

1. Cookie Banner

The Cookie Banner appears on our home page to ask users to consent to our Cookie Policy. The Cookie Banner Cookie controls the appearance of the banner - it is set when a user arrives at our website, it expires after a pre-defined time, and is not set again unless the user changes their cookie settings.

2. Cookie Choice

This cookie remembers a user’s choice about cookies on our website, it is set when a user arrives at our website and updated if the user declines the use of cookies or disables them altogether.

3. Google Analytics

These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how our website is used (such as the pages viewed, where visitors have come from, whether they are viewing the site on a PC, mobile phone or tablet, etc). For full details visit http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Opting Out of Google Analytics

In order to provide website visitors (visitors to any website) the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics, Google has developed a ‘Google Analytics opt out Browser add-on’ for the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, dc.js). For full details and to download it visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=None

Disabling Cookies

You can restrict the use of Cookies on any website through settings in your Internet Browser. Information on how to do this for the most popular browsers are contained below, or for the latest information view the ‘Help’ section of your browser.

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB&p=cpn_cookies

Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-websites-storing-site-preferences?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Blocking+cookies

Apple Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/index?page=search&src=support_site.kbase.search&locale=en_US&q=manage%20cookies