Cookie Policy

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a set of data which asks permission to be placed on your computer hard drive.

When you agree to the use of cookies via a ‘cookie notice’, a small file is saved on your computer to help perform such functions as ‘remembering’ preferences and analysing non-specific information about your use of our website.

Our cookies do not collect any personal information unless it is personal information which you have knowingly and explicitly consented to provide and such cookies are implemented and controlled by WordPress, Jetpack and other third party applications.

You may choose to accept or decline the use of cookies on your computer using the cookie bar found at the bottom of each web page when you first visit our website.  Our cookie bar allows you to accept or decline the use of cookies on a category basis using a tick box system.

The categories of cookies we use include those that are Necessary and selected by default to allow website functionality, Preference cookies which allow you to change your language or the way the website looks, Statistical cookies which collect anonymous analytical information and Marketing cookies which are used to provide social media timelines and interactivity across several platforms e.g. Twitter and Facebook. 

A full list of the cookies in use on our website can be found here: cookie-information

How to use our cookie bar

  1. As previously mentioned, our cookie bar uses a tick box system to gain explicit consent for the use of cookies. This cookie bar is shown when you visit our website for the first time and all boxes except those relating to necessary cookies, will be unticked.

 

 

2. A brief explanation about each category of cookie can be seen by hovering over each tick box. 

 

 

3. You can view more detailed information about individual cookies used on our website by selecting the 'show details' tab to the left of the green 'OK' button. This opens a larger dialogue box providing a list of cookie categories and an option to view cookie names, providers, purposes, expiry and the type of cookie in use.

 

 

4. A further 'about cookies' section provides greater background about cookies and how you can change or withdraw your cookie consent.

 

 

4. On reviewing all information within the cookie bar, you may accept or decline each category of cookie used by selecting the relevant tick box. A green tick will be shown if consent has been provided. Once you are happy with your selection, press the green 'OK' button to accept. On accepting the cookies, your preferences will be remembered and you will not be required to provide consent when you revisit our website.

 

 

Web Browser Cookies

You may also amend cookie settings within your web browser using the following links for guidance:

Internet Explorer: -
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Firefox -
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored

Chrome -
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

Safari -
https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/cookies/

 

 


Incognito Window

Our website can also be viewed through the use of your chosen web browsers incognito window which prevents cookies from being added to your computer. You can normally open an incognito window via the settings tab in your web browser.

 

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Declining the use of Cookies

Please note that declining the use of cookies may cause some parts of our website not to function correctly or render content unavailable due to the integral features such declined cookies control.

This cookie policy is effective from 25/05/2018.

Updated: 24/10/2018