This page describes what a cookie is, what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file which is stored in your browser or the hard drive of your computers. Cookies contain certain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate.

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to owners of the site.

How do we use cookies on our website?

Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of this website. By using cookies it enables us to understand each individual users wants and needs from the website meaning we can improve their experience no matter where in the world they live.

To comply with the EU Regulations, all users now have the option to accept the cookies used on our site. Users are able to block cookies by activating the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser setting to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our site.

Basic information such as which pages are visited and how the website is found are taken each time a user visits the site. The information does not include any personal information we simply want to learn about customers behaviours on our website to enable us to improve the experience.

Our contact forms:

We offer various forms which allows users to ask questions or request information. We receive these enquires via email and any contact information we do receive is not shared to any other organisation. More information on this can be found on our privacy policy page.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

Google Analytics:

This enables us to analyse each page individually by monitoring how many views, clicks and how long each user spends on a page. All the information is anonymous and simply enables us to see which pages are more popular than others and why.

Cookie Acceptance:

We will know whether the user accept the cookies on our site or not when they first enter.

Our online services:

Users have the option to subscribe to updates, which we use a third party plugin to generate. This simply adds the users email address to our database, this information is confidential and its not shared outside the organisation. More information on this can be found on our privacy policy page.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook and Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

How do you manage your cookies?

To help you manage your cookies use the useful links below:

Google Analytics cookies can be manged here but any information we do gain from the analytics helps us to know how to improve the users experience across our site, so please keep this in mind.