Cookies are small text files that a web server deposits on a computer to automatically collect information about how a website is used.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to allow us to evaluate and report on the use of our website. It is widely used across the web and all data is anonymised meaning the cookies carry no personally identifiable information. These cookies help us to understand our visitor's behaviour and allow us to make improvements to better our user's experience. It's a win-win relationship.
In addition to the above cookies, the following sites may set their own cookies whilst browsing our site.
These cookies will generally only be set if you are signed in to (or have been signed into) a matching account and are generally linked to the use of the Social Media 'like' buttons embedded on our site and many others throughout the web. The use of these cookies is likely to have been detailed in each of the platform's Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policies. For a refresher on these policies we've included links below:
We use aggregated server access data to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. These activities are completed with the goal of continually improving our website functionality and customer service.
Although we believe that cookies pose little threat to your privacy, we understand that you may still want to turn them off. Whilst we would encourage you to keep our first party cookies enabled (so that we can make your on-site experience better), the following links provide guidance on how to manage cookie permissions through your browsers settings. This includes instructions on how to delete existing cookies and block them from being set in the future:
Safari: Managing Cookies
Google Chrome: Manage cookies
Opera: Security & Privacy in Opera
Declining cookies is unlikely to have any impact on the performance of our site; however, if after changing your browser settings you do experience difficulties in using our website, please get in touch .