Cookie Policy2018-05-17T10:31:45+00:00

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file that contains text and is downloaded on to a device when a user accesses certain web sites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can learn more about cookies, here: https://ico.org.uk/global/cookies/

The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations make it a requirement that websites that use cookies should inform users and get their consent. You can learn more about this, here: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies/

What do we use cookies for?

Like most websites, our site uses cookies to monitor visitor traffic and movement on the site. This information also helps us to make ongoing improvements to our website.

Which cookies are used?

  • Google Analytics cookies to monitor how many users are using our site, how they find the site, which pages they visit, how long they are on the site for, and what type of device they are using (i.e. mobile, tablet, PC). We can view reports which analyse this information, but we can’t identify individual users.
  • Session cookies are used for all visitors. This cookie expires when you leave the site.
  • If you click on one of the social media icons then the subsequent sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, G+) will set cookies.

Can cookie information identify individuals?

No, we cannot identify individual users from cookies.

Can I stop cookies being saved on my computer?

If you do not want cookies saved on your computer, or any other device, then you can block them. There is more information on how to do this, here: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/ It is worth considering that websites may not function properly for you if you do this.

Visitors to this site who do not block cookies are presumed to have given their consent to the cookies used on this site.