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Cookies Policy

Our website uses cookies. By using our website, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.
We do not record any personal or other identifiable information in cookies on our website other than an encrypted username should you chooses to register and log onto to our website. 

We do not use cookies to store any personal information that could be used for direct marketing purposes or for financial gain. 
We track our website user’s behaviour via Google Analytics and adwords which uses cookies. Google Analytics  and adwords records page visits anonymously.
We do not pass on any data stored in cookies to any third party website other than the anonymous cookie data passed to Google Analytics.

 

What are Cookies?

Web cookies are small snippets of data which are saved on your computer when you visit certain websites that distinguish you from other users of the website. Cookies are used to help users navigate websites more efficiently and to perform certain functions, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. Like most websites, we use cookies.

The table below lists the cookies used by our sites and provides a description of how each cookie works. To find out more about a cookie, please follow any links provided. 

Name   Purpose  Category Expires 

Cookieconsent
_dismissed

EU Cookie Compliance
Set when you have consented to our use of cookies.

Strictly necessary

1 year

session

User Preferences
Allows users to be recognised within the website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered.

Sometimes the website will set more than one of these cookies. They are unique every time you visit, so have different names each time.

Strictly necessary

When you close the browser

_ga

_utma

 _gat

Google Analytics
These help us count how many people visit our sites by tracking if you have visited before. We can also count how many of our visitors are new to a certain page of our websites.

Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made.            

Performance

2 years

30 min

10 min

 

How do I restrict or delete cookies?

Web browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, all modern browsers let you turn off either all or third-party cookies. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the sites to operate and have already been set as per the table above (marked “strictly necessary”). Please be aware that restricting or deleting cookies may impact on the functionality of the sites.The help function within your browser should tell you how to reject cookies. Alternatively, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org which provides general information about cookies and how you can manage cookies on your computer.