Cookie Policy for

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes 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.

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately is most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

When you follow a link from our web site and subsequently make a purchase from another web site, we do not collect, nor have access to any of your personal information.

We may use cookies to enhance your experience while browsing this site. Cookies do not tell us your email address or any other personal information. Cookies are not plug-ins, nor do they act maliciously.

The Cookies We Set

The following types of cookies may be used when browsing and using our website:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for the operation of our website.
  • Performance cookies. These cookies help us understand how our visitors use our website. They allow us, for example, to improve the customer experience or to test a new design.
  • Affiliate cookies. These cookies are used by affiliate networks to track a transaction you may make after using an offer or promotion on our website. These can allow us to be paid a small commission for help with the costs of running this website.

Third Party Cookies

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

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

Advertisers may serve content and advertisements, collect information directly from visitors, and place or recognise cookies on visitors’ browsers

By using our website you consent to our Privacy policy including third-party advertising companies serving ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In order to do this, our advertising partners may place a cookie (a small text file) on your computer; or collect device ids or other device data and link you various devices to the same anonymous user profile using hashed (de-identified) user login ids. Please see below for instructions to disable third-party advertising.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

You will need to ensure that you are running an up to date browser.

  • For Internet Explorer, go to Tools > Internet Options > General > Delete… and follow the instructions.
  • For Firefox click the Menu button > Library > History> Clear your recent history… and follow the instructions.
  • For Chrome, at the top right click > Settings > Advanced > Privacy and Security > Clear browsing data… and follow the instructions.
  • For Edge, at the top right click the … icon > Settings > Choose what to clear and follow the instructions
  • For Safari, Select Preferences from the Safari menu or hold down the Command key and the comma key at the same time (Command+,). Go to the Privacy tab and click the Remove All Website Data button and follow the instructions
  • More detailed information is provided here

Mobile web – use the instructions above to clear cookies in a browser on your mobile device and to control how cookies operate in browsers on mobile devices.

You can opt-out of being targeted by certain third party advertising companies by visiting the following IAB opt-out platform, Network Advertising Initiative opt-out platform, Digital Advertising Alliance platform.