Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once the file is added, the cookie helps remember decisions you’ve made on the site or helps analyse web traffic. 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.

A cookie in no way gives access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

Cookies on this site

This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. We also use cookies to remember decisions you have made on the site, such as accepting third party cookies.

You can adjust your cookie settings for our website anytime by clicking here. More information on the cookies we use and why are outlined below.

Cookies used on this site

Strictly necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies need to be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.

Below is a list of the strictly necessary cookies used by our website and what each is used for:

Cookie name What we use them for
obcookies Used to remember if you have already responded to the message notifying you that cookies are used on this website.
obcookies-thirdparty Used to remember if you have agreed to allowing third party cookies to be used on this website.

 

Third party tracking cookies

This website uses third party tracking cookies to collect information such as the number of visitors to the site and the most popular pages. Keeping these cookies enabled whilst you browse our site helps us to improve our website and your experience using the website.

We may from time to time use content from other external sites for example a map from Google. As a result, you may be sent cookies from these other websites.

Our site does not control these cookies. Please check these third-party websites for more information about the cookies they use or for further information on cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org.

 

 

Third party What we use them for
Google Analytics Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website, so we can see what content is popular to help us improve our website. The information is anonymised and displayed as numbers that cannot be traced back to individuals.

Google’s Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=uk

Opt out of Google Analytics service if you wish: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.

Google’s Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=uk