Our website works with cookies: text files that are stored on a visitor’s computer by the internet browser used to access the internet. Cookies have a unique ID which allows our website to recognise returning visitors and to enhance their experience.
Google places cookies on a visitor’s computer and their browser will automatically submit to Google data such as the visitor’s IP address.
Visitors will be asked if they accept the storing of cookies on their computer when they first visit our website. Any visitor can, by changing their browser’s settings, change this at any time and delete these cookies, however some functions of our website may not work properly afterwards.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
Site Acceptance Cookie
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|
|The “__unam” cookie is set as part of the ShareThis service and monitors “click-stream” activity, e.g. web pages viewed and navigated, and time spent on pages.|
|Third party cookies created by Twitter.|
Our website collects general data and information when it is visited. This is stored in what are called “server log files”. Data collected may include the date and time, the browser used, the operating system used by the visitor’s computer, the website the visitor came from, an IP address (either of the visitor’s computer or the ISP’s (Internet Services Provider) access point, and the pages visited on our website.
We use this information to make sure that our website displays correctly, to maintain website performance, and, if necessary, to investigate wrong-doing e.g. attempted fraud or hacking.