Cookies are small pieces of data given to your browser by a website which may be stored as text files in the cookie directory of your computer. Cookies are not programs and cannot collect information from your computer. They do not damage your computer and are defined as “a piece of text stored on a user’s computer by their web browser”. A cookie can be used for authentication, storing site preferences, shopping cart contents, the identifier for a server-based session, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data.
Each website may send cookie data to your browser which may save it if your browser’s preferences allow it to do so. To protect your privacy your browser only returns a cookie to the website that sent you the cookie and does not send it to any other website. A website cannot access your cookie directory or information on your computer, instead relevant cookies are included by your browser within each request you make to the website. A website can only obtain cookie data that your browser sends to it.
The majority of browsers allow you to control cookies through the browser’s settings. For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Cookies used on this website
- _utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz – used for our Google Analytics for us to measure how visitors use our site, all information is completely anonymous and we cannot track who the user is. _utmc is a temporary cookie and is deleted once your browser is shut.
- PHPSESSID – a temporary cookie used by the content management system to manage browser sessions and is deleted once your browser is shut.
This policy, in line with the new legislation is currently under review and should you require further information in the way we use this data, please contact us.