You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. However, if you disable or refuse all cookies, including essential cookies, please be aware that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly.
When you set your browser to allow cookies and use our website, you are consenting to our use of them.
What are cookies
A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit.
Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.
Cookies are an industry standard and are used by nearly all websites. They do not harm your computer or give us access to it.
There are 2 kinds of cookies:
These are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. They usually store an anonymous session ID which allows you to browse a website without having to log in to each page, but they do not collect any personal data from your computer.
These are stored as a file on your computer and remain there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it, when you visit that website again.
We use session and persistent cookies on this site:
Google Analytics for analysing website visits and use and traffic sources.
Facebook for analysing Facebook page visits through the feed and share buttons.
iContact for analysing email marketing sign ups.
We may also use Google and/or Facebook and/or LinkedIn cookies for remarketing / targeted advertising on this site.
Cookies can also be categorised as follows:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and/or service, and therefore cannot be turned off.
Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to analyse visitors, by counting visits and identifying traffic sources, so we can see which parts of the site are most popular.
These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For example, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested, such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.
Advertising and targeting cookies
These cookies enable us to deliver online adverts relevant to you and your interests, based on your use of our site. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement, as well as help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. They remember that you have visited our website and share this information with the advertising networks, such as Facebook and Google.
Third party cookies
We value your opinions. If you have any questions regarding our cookies policy, then please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0151 632 5676