Cookie Policy

On May 26th 2012, the new EU E-Privacy Directive 2009/136/EC came into effect forcing all UK websites to comply with the new EU Cookie Directive. Cookies are only a small part of this directive, and whilst you are still allowed to use cookies on a website, it must be made clear to visitors to your site that cookies are being used. A message or warning must be displayed so that the visitor is aware of them.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data created and stored on your computer when you visit a site. They are stored in the cookie directory of your hard drive, and do not expire at the end of your session but at a pre-determined date.

During the course of any visit to our website, every page you see, along with a cookie, is downloaded to your device. Many websites do this because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether your device has visited the website before. On a repeat visit this is done by the website’s computer checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.

Google Analytics

This site uses cookies to keep track of your browser session, otherwise, it does not collect any personal information about you except that required for system administration of the website.

We use Google Analytics cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using, how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. Information supplied by cookies can help us analyse the profile of our visitors, which helps us provide you with a better user experience.

Using our website

By contining to use our website you agree that we can place these cookies on your device, however if you do not agree, we recommend you follow the instructions below to manage cookies via your browser.

Managing Cookies

You can set your browser preferences to accept all cookies, notify you when a cookie is isued, or not receive cookies at all. If you choose the last option some items will not appear, which may prevent you benefitting from all the website’s features. Each browser is different so please check your ‘Help’ menu for information on cookie settings.