A new law on cookies demands that you, as a website user are given the opportunity
to understand how cookies are used on our websites and consent to cookies being
stored on your computer (laptop/mobile/tablet).
What are cookies?
When you visit one of our websites, we may send you a cookie. A cookie is a small
file which is placed on your computer or device to enable us to identify your device
strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site, to provide
certain basic features, to enhance the functionality and to improve
the performance of the website.
Cookies being used on our website:
1. Essential Cookies
These cookies are essential for running our website’s framework. Without the use
of these cookies, most parts of our website would not function.
2. Analytical & Performance Cookies
We use these types of cookies to monitor our websites performance and how users
may use it. These cookies provide us with information that helps us provide better
products to users and also to identify any areas that may need maintenance. The
cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors
to the site, where visitors have come from and the pages they have visited.
3. Third party cookies
We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube. Pages
with this embedded content may present cookies from these websites. Similarly, when
you use one of the share buttons, a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen
to share content through. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and
this tool will not block cookies from those websites. You should check the relevant
third party website for more information about these cookies.
Cookies not used on our website:
1. Functional Cookies
These cookies are used to enhance the functionality by storing your preferences,
we do not hold preferences on our site therefore functional cookies are not used.
2. Online advertising cookies
These cookies are used to feature adverts on behalf of advertising companies. Our
websites do not offer advertising space and therefore does not use advertising cookies.
You are not obliged to accept cookies and may modify your browser so that it will
not accept cookies. The browser you use to surf the web not only allows you to see
the cookies that you have got but also allows you to control their use.
You can control them by allowing them, deleting them individually or deleting all
of them. You can also set your browser to not accept cookies altogether. If this
option is selected, you should be aware that many websites will not function properly
or at all. It may be possible to set your browser to not accept cookies and ask
for your consent before each cookie is set on your device. This gives you control
over what is set on your device, however has the drawback of slowing down your browsing
There are different levels of control too. You are able to prevent just third party
cookies being deployed, effectively opting out of behavioural advertising, and some
even allow you to block specific companies you do not wish to deploy a cookie, instead
of selecting all companies.
In order to manage your cookies, please follow steps provided by the browser you
are using e.g. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox etc..
Useful information about Cookies
Further information about cookies can be found on the following websites:
All About Cookies
Information Comissioners Office
Data Consent & Disclosure
By completing our registration forms with personal information e.g. name, address
email etc.. you are consenting to us holding this information about you in our databases
solely for our use. We do not sell this information, nor do we disclose the information
to third parties, except where required by law. You may receive email communication
from us or from our website following your request for email updates and completion
of your personal data.