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What is a Cookie

A cookie is a small text file that some websites store via the browser on your computer's hard drive when you visit them. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Some expire at the end of your session on the site, others will remain on your computer for a little longer. When you return to websites or visit websites that use the same cookies, they are recognized by your browsing device. Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also be used to customize areas of content online to be more relevant to you and your interests. We use cookies on our site to make your browsing experience better. By using this site, you accept our use of cookies.


First-Party Cookies

First-Party Cookies are cookies set by the specific website you visit i.e. The website displayed in the URL window.


Third Party Cookies

Third Party Cookies are set by third party services that appear on our pages. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in our control. They are set by e.g. Twitter, Facebook and other advertisers or file sharing platforms. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies to track your browser across multiple websites; to build a profile of your web surfing; or, to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.


Cookie Categories

The type of cookies used on websites can be put into 1 of 4 categories

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around a website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, the services you have asked for (such as access to secure areas) cannot be provided. These cookies don't gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet. These cannot be restricted or blocked.
  • Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use a website, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get any error messages from certain pages. These cookies do not gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works. These cookies are not used to target you with online advertising. Without these cookies we cannot learn how our site is performing and make relevant improvements that could better your browsing experience. These can be restricted or blocked.
  • Functionality and Profile Cookies: These cookies allow a website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and tailor the website to provide enhanced features and content for you. For instance, they remember your login details. They also ensure the onsite marketing and experience is relevant to you. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customize. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. Without these cookies, a website cannot remember choices you have previously made or personalize your browsing experience. These can be restricted or blocked.
  • Targeting Cookies: These cookies gather information about your browsing habits. They remember that you have visited a website and share this information with other organisations such as advertisers. They do this in order to provide you with adverts that are more relevant to you and your interests. Although these cookies can track your visits to other websites, they do not usually know who you are. Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests. These can be restricted or blocked.


Our Online Use of Cookies

Cookies on our site are used for many purposes including but not limited to:

  • Enabling a user to register on the site for a user account by inputting registration information in to a pre-determined online registration form and to have such details remembered for later;
  • Recognizing your computer when you visit our site;
  • Improving the site’s usability;
  • Analyzing the use of our site;
  • Administrating the site;
  • Preventing fraud and improving the security of the site;
  • Personalizing our site for you;
  • To analyses the use of our site through analytics software such as Google Analytics: we use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, inc. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google analytics will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our site, compiling reports on site activity and behaviour – such as the typical length of stay on the site or the average number of pages a user views or for the purpose of providing other services relating to site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties when required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other data held by google. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html