Cookie Policy

COOKIE POLICY – October 2019

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites when you visit. They are stored in your web browser so that whenever you visit the same website again, the information stored in the cookie can be retrieved to notify the website (and only that website) of your previous activity. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide anonymous information to the owners of the site.

How and why do we use cookies?

Cookies help us improve user friendliness and for you to get the best out of the website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone.

You are not obliged to accept cookies that we send you and can ensure that your computer setting reflects whether you are happy to accept cookies or not.  You can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies or you can set it to refuse them, although you may not have access to all features of this website if you do so.  See your browser help button to find out how to do this.  You do not need to have cookies on to use or navigate through many parts of this website.  If you use different computers in different locations, you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

What type of cookies do we use?

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the website.  Without these cookies this website will not work properly.  For example, if a user has registered to the site, a cookie will be used to authenticate the device that a user is using.   This is why we are asking for your consent.

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the website, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the site are working the best and what features on the site can be improved.

Security Cookies

Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorised parties.

Site Management Cookies

Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.

Third-Party Cookies

Third-party cookies may be place on your computer when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.

Control of Cookies

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.