Our use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons. This site offers newsletter subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users. When you submit data to through a form, such as those found on contact pages, cookies may also be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Disabling cookies

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.

If you do wish to prevent the use of cookies, you can adjust the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this).

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we may use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site may use 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 track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce useful content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter, 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.