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What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser. Cookies aim to improve your browsing experience.
Cookies enable a website to remember if your computer or device has visited that site before. Cookies are then used to help understand how the site is being used, help you navigate between pages and can be used to remember your preferences (such as language, font size and other display preferences).
What cookies does this site store?
Our site offers a newsletter subscription and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered. Newsletters sent by us contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity. We use this information to refine future email campaigns and supply the subscriber with more relevant content based around their activity.
Third party cookies
This site uses Google Analytics to track and measure usage of this site. These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page.These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer’s IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet. Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
We also use social media buttons that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work social media sites including; Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter, will set their own cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this website. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.