Cookie policy

A cookie is a small text file that is sent by the web server of the website you visit to your web browser and is stored on your computer. Cookies provide a number of functions in order to make websites and services work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of websites and services (e.g. cookies can distinguish you from other users of the site and identify if you have previously visited or registered with a website).

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 has introduced requirements to provide website users with access to information.

Our cookie policy will change from time to time, so please review this page periodically.

We use cookies on our websites (Website) and also where you use our services (Service) on a third party website. Where our Service is hosted on a third party website, such third party may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. We recommend that you view the cookie policy for those sites for more information on the cookies they use and how they use them, we are not responsible or liable for any cookies used by any third parties.

We collect information about users visiting our Website and using our Service by analysing site traffic which includes the use of cookies.

The information collected by cookies and other tracking methods on our Website and Service is anonymous and does not contain any sensitive information such as your name, address or any payment details nor does it contain any information that can personally identify you.

You may delete and block all cookies from our Website and Service but some parts subsequently will not work.

By continuing to use our Website and Service you are agreeing to our use of cookies unless you expressly state otherwise.

Adjusting your browsers cookie settings

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can alter your browser settings to prevent automatic acceptance or you can manually delete your cookie history whenever you wish.

Below is a list of popular web browsers and how you can adjust the cookie settings together with links for additional information:

Additional information on cookies

More information on cookies can be found here:

Google analytics - further information

We use Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use the Website and Service. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the Website and Service (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website and Service, to produce reports for us on Website and Service activities, and to provide additional services associated with the use of the Internet and our Website and Service. Google may also pass on this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where third parties process this data on Google's behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

In addition this website utilises Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting which allows us to use aggregated user data (such as age, gender and interests) to better understand our audience and provide more relevant and targeted communications and content.

We also utilise Google Analytics UserId functionality that allows us to identify the type of device through which you access the Website and Service (smartphone; PC; etc) and track a user across multiple devices. This functionality does not incorporate any personally identifiable data.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser as more fully explained below. Furthermore, you can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads.