What are Cookies
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. Each cookie contains information about your visit to the website, such as the pages you’ve visited. The next time you visit the site, the cookie will tell our site that you’ve been here before. Cookies are commonly used on the internet and do not harm your computer in any way.
Cookies and how they benefit you
- Make our website work as you'd expect
- Save you having to log in every time you visit the site
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Collect any personally identifiable information, other than email (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies
We use: Google Analytics
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our website, as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.