Cookies and how they benefit you:
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit websites.
Cookies we use:
Google Analytics – These cookies collect information as to how visitors use our website. They enable us to compile reports and improve our site. The information they collect is anonymous such as number of visitors to our site and the pages viewed.
Content Delivery Network – A CDN is a network of edge servers that cache information from a website. This stored information is then used to deliver the website in the most efficient way to you, the user. It helps to eliminate the risk that content may not load or may not run properly, thus allowing for seamless delivery of our website.
Twitter- These cookies ensure that our live Twitter feed runs as efficiently and seamlessly as you would expect.
Our cookies help us to:
- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Improve the speed / security of the site
- Allow you to share pages with social media outlets 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
- 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
Turning cookies off:
You can usually turn cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies, to learn how to do this please click here. However, by doing this it is likely to limit the functionality of ours 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’. If this is the case, 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. To learn more about managing cookies with anti-spyware software click here.