COOKIE POLICY

Use of cookies


This website uses cookies and this policy sets out our obligations to comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (as amended) 2011, known as the Cookie Law. 

About cookies


Cookies are small text files, often including unique identifiers that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are used to make websites more efficient and to provide information to website owners.  They identify and track navigation to different pages on a website and to identify if a user returns to a website.


Cookies can either be “persistent” or “session” cookies.  A persistent cookie is a text file which is stored on the user’s browser and will remain valid until it expires or is deleted by the user.  A session cookie will expire at the end of the session.

Example:


Cookie Type:     Google Analytics
Cookie Name:    _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz 

Purpose:


These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


More Info:    Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
    
Cookie Type:    Twitter
Cookie Name:    Guest_id; twitter.com
Purpose:            This cookie tracks for social media

Blocking Cookies

 

Most browsers have settings to block cookies.  For example:

 

Internet Explorer

Cookies can be blocked by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and selecting “Block all cookies” on the sliding scale.  You can further control cookies by clicking on the “Advanced” tab and overriding “automatic cookie handling”.

 

Firefox

Cookies can be blocked by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy” and ticking “Tell websites I do not want to be tracked”.

 

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 and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Version: v.1
Issued: 25-May-2018