Cookies

This website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience possible.
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
– Save you having to login every time you visit the site
– Remember your settings during and between visits
– Offer you free services/content (thanks to advertising)
– Improve the speed/security of the site
– Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
– Continuously improve our website for you
– Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

– Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
– Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
– 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 ok 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.

We use cookies to make our website work including:

– Determining if you are logged in or not
– Remembering your search settings
– Determine if you have signed up for a mailing list
– Determine if you have read or responded to a mailing list email
– Determine if you have clicked on a link from a mailing list email
– Allowing you to add comments to our site
– There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third Party Functions:

Our website, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

YouTube video player cookie policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/faq/#toc-cookies (Google’s standard terms).
Facebook’s data use policy: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other (we use Facebook for the comments and likes on the site)
Twitter’s privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy
Google’s data and privacy use policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/policies/privacy/
Pinterest’s privacy policy: http://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Media Cookies:

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on sites such as Facebook and Twitter, we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Facebook’s cookie use policy: http://www.facebook.com/help/cookies (we use Facebook for the comments and likes on the site)
Cookies are set by: The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Visitor Statistics Cookies:

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These, so called, analytics programs, also tell us if how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.

We use: Google data and privacy use policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/policies/privacy/

Advertising Cookies:

Cookies are widely used in online advertising. Neither we, advertisers nor our advertising partners can gain personally identifiable information from these cookies.

You can opt-out of almost all advertising cookies at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices although we would prefer that you didn’t as ultimately adverts help keep much of the internet free. It is also worth noting that opting out of advertising cookies will not mean you won’t see adverts, just simply that they won’t be tailored to you any longer.

Turning Cookies Off:

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

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.