A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes, by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Wherever possible we do not use cookies unless they are required for the website to function correctly (these are known as “essential” cookies) or they are required as part of our ongoing commitment to improving your user experience and monitoring the traffic to our website (these are known as “non-essential” cookies).

Unless you have chosen to decline the use of cookies through your browser options or through the options available on this page then we will assume that we have your “implied consent” to continue using them.

Google Analytics uses tracking cookies to collect anonymous traffic data about your use of this site. This information is stored by Google and is subject to their privacy policy, which can be seen at http://www.google.com/privacy.html.

The purpose of this information is to help us improve the site for future visitors. If you see any Social Media features on this site, e.g. Twitter, Facebook and Google+, they may also set or retrieve cookies on your machine.

If you have previously agreed that we may use cookies and wish to change your mind you may do so by deleting the existing cookies in your browser. Thereafter we will not be using cookies or collecting any information about you until you provide your consent again.

If you have any questions about this issue please contact us.

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.