Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the site

We do not use cookies to:

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

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting 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.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

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

Turning Cookies Off

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

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.

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To block cookies or change cookie settings in Firefox, select ‘Options’ then choose ‘Privacy’. Since Firefox accepts cookies by default, select ‘Use Custom Settings for History’. This will bring up additional options where you can uncheck ‘Accept Cookies From Sites’ or set exceptions; ‘Accept Third Party Cookies’ and decide how long cookies will be stored (until they expire, until you close the browser, or ask you every time). You can also see the list of stored cookies and manually delete those you do not want. You also have the option of deleting all cookies, either from the history window or the privacy window. Permissions for blocking or allowing cookies for single sites can also be set via the Permissions tab.

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To block cookies or change cookie settings in Google Chrome, click on the wrench (spanner) on the browser toolbar. Choose ‘Settings’, then ‘Under the Hood’. Find the ‘Privacy’ section and click on ‘Content Settings’. Then click on ‘Cookies’ and you will get four options allowing you to delete cookies, allow or block all cookies by default, or set cookie preferences for particular sites or domains.

 

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To block cookies or change cookie settings in Internet Explorer, select Tools (or the gear icon), ‘Internet Options’, ‘Privacy’. You can choose from a number of security settings including ‘Accept All Cookies’, ‘Block All Cookies’, or intermediate settings that affect cookie storage based on privacy and whether the cookies set allow third parties to contact you without your explicit consent.

 

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To block cookies or change cookie settings in Safari 5.0 and earlier, go to ‘Preferences’, ‘Security’ and then ‘Accept Cookies’. You can choose from ‘Always’, ‘Only From Sites You Navigate To’, or ‘Never’. In Safari 5.1 and later go to ‘Preferences’, ‘Privacy’. In the ‘Block Cookies’ section choose ‘Always’, ‘Never’ or ‘From Third Parties and Advertisers’.