Our cookie policy

If you allow cookies, when you visit our website we add a cookie file to your computer.  The intention of cookies is to enhance your browsing experience. Cookies are used to help analyse web traffic and allow us to provide you with a better website by giving information to enable us to statistically monitor how our pages are navigated and which pages visitors to our sites find useful and which they do not.. A cookie also remembers things like your preferences, and on some sites, if applicable, what’s in your shopping basket. If you choose not to accept cookies you may lose these functions.

A cookie contains anonymous information and each cookie is unique to your browser. A cookie does not give us access to your computer nor any identifiable information about you.

You can choose to delete cookies by going to your browser settings.

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies.   Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored. However this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. 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.

Disabling Cookies can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser.  See your browser Help for how to do this. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. We recommend to not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services.  Cookies will be used to remember if you are already registered and to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

When you submit data to a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details.

Third Party Cookies

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

This site uses Google Analytics.  It is a leading and trusted analytics solution on the web.  It helps us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging 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 the following social media sites including; LinkedIn, Instagram, will set cookies through our site.  They will be used to enhance your profile on their sites, or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes, outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

We hope that has clarified things for you.  If there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.