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Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, just like all websites, which help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small, harmless text files that are placed on your devices when you browse websites.

 

The cookies we use help us:

  • Keep our website working as expected
  • Remember your defined settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Make our marketing more efficient (so we only show you adverts you might be interested in)

 

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any data that can personally identify you (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information about you (without your express permission)
  • Pass any data about you to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data about you to third parties
  • Pay any sales commissions

 

You can view our Privacy Policy and learn more about all the cookies we use below

Privacy & Cookie Policy 

 

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Facebookact, c_user, csm, p, presence, s, sb, sub, wd, x-src, xsExpires end of sessionWe have links to Facebook on our site, which causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect what sites you browse and whether you are logged into Facebook or not. You should refer to Facebook’s cookie policy here.
Facebookdatr, lu2 YearsWe have links to Facebook on our site, which causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect what sites you browse and whether you are logged into Facebook or not. You should refer to Facebook’s cookie policy here.
Facebookfr2 MonthsWe have links to Facebook on our site, which causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect what sites you browse and whether you are logged into Facebook or not. You should refer to Facebook’s cookie policy here.

 

Giving us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your 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 below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

If the settings in your browser are set to allow cookies, we take this and your continued use of our website to mean that you accept the use of cookies. If you wish to relinquish this permission or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely result in our website not working as expected.

 

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Remembering your search settings
  • Capturing session data

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

 

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video or a link to a PDF file. Our site includes the following extensions which use cookies:

  • Adobe
  • Google
  • YouTube

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

 

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 isn’t 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 if how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use cookies to compile statistics about our website visitors such as how many people visit our site, what type of device and browser they use (to help us identify when our website isn’t working as it should be for particular technologies), how long they use our site for and which pages they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our site by making popular pages easier to access and understand what our website visitors want to see. These “analytics” also tell us how people reached our site (e.g. from social media, or from a search engine) and whether they have been to the site before, helping us know when to develop our services or increase marketing spend.

 

We use:

  • Google Analytics

 

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. 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

You can usually set your browser to not allow cookies, however doing so will likely limit the functionality of not only our’s, but also a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites. If you want to switch off your cookies, we have listed popular search engines below to help you read more information

Chrome

Firefox

Edge

It may be that you are concerned about “spyware” rather than cookies. If this is the case, instead of switching off your cookies you may find that anti-spyware plugins for your browser achieves the same result by automatically deleting any cookies considered to be invasive.