Use of Cookies

Cookies in use on this site
 

Cookies and how they benefit you

This 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 this website work as you'd expect
    Remember your settings during and between visits
    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, 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:

    Determining if you are logged in or not
    Remembering your search settings
    Allowing you to add comments to our site
    Functionality using cookies that do not track the user, they leave site-only info (learn more here)

 

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

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. 

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

Anonymous 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 , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

 

We use:

 Google Analytics

 

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

 

It may be that your 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.

 

Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.