What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

The Cookies We Set

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

The site additionally includes a number of third party cookies that are used to enhance site content. These include, social media buttons that allow you to connect with your social networks and video which may be included within articles on the website.

For these to work third parties such as Twitter, YouTube or Vimeo will set cookies through our site, which may be used to enhance your profile on their site, or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Managing Your Cookies

Use our cookie banner to select your cookie preferences. You may ‘Accept All’, ‘Reject All’, or select ‘Preferences’ to identify which individual cookies to accept or reject. Should you wish to change your selection at a later date, you can access your cookie preferences here or by using the ‘cookie preferences’ link at the base every page on this website. Some essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are necessary to the functionality of this website.

Disabling Cookies In Your Browser

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser. For more information on how to do this, see your browser Help or consult these guides for popular browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Further Information

If you have any further questions about the use of cookies on this site please contact us.