Cookies and how they benefit you:

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

Make our website work as you would expect,

improve the speed and security of the site,

allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

We do not use cookies to:

Collect any personally identifiable information,

collect any sensitive information,

pass data to advertising networks,

pass personally identifiable data to third parties,

Granting us permission to use cookies:

If the settings in your internet browser are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this here, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Website Function Cookies:

Our own cookies:

We use cookies to make our website work.

Social Website Cookies:

On some sites  you can easily ‘Like’ or share the content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter by including sharing buttons our site does not, as yet, use these facilities.

Visitor Statistics Cookies:

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site is not working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.

Turning Cookies Off:

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies, see above. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our website and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

Perhaps 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.