What are Cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. 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.
Please note: A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Third Party Cookies
Third party cookies are those that originate from different websites. For example, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc.
The information gathered is anonymous and is statistical data about browsing actions and patterns, this helps us to analyse how our site is used and helps us to make informed choices on tailoring it to customer needs. In using Google Analytics, information about your use of our site, including your IP address, operating system and browser type may be transmitted and stored by Google.
Please note: We do not control the settings of third party cookies. If you have any concerns, you should always check with the policy of the third-party website.
Your choices regarding cookies
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. You will need to visit the help pages of your web browser in order to assist you with this.
Further information on cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.uk