Cookies and how they Benefit You
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website works as you’d expect
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Collect any personally identifiable information
- Collect any sensitive information
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
More about our Cookies
While there are no cookies on the site that we set ourselves*, some functionality is provided by third-parties where cookies are necessary to provide you the best possible experience while visiting our website.
*At the beginning of November (2013) we added a pop-up that gave visitors the option to subscribe to our mailing list. To ensure this pop-up didn’t keep reappearing and become a nuisance we set a simple cookie to check if visitors have previously visited the site, and if so we don’t display the pop-up again. This will only be in effect throughout November.
Third party functions
- Google Maps
- Twitter Feed
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.
Social Website Cookies
So you can easily share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.
Cookies are set by:
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that you 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.