COOKIES POLICY

This website uses cookies to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about how you use our website with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that you’ve consented for them to collect as part of your use of their services.

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES AND HOW DO WE USE THEM?

Cookies are small text files that (when accepted) are placed on your computer’s hard drive to analyse when you visit our website and what pages you are interested in.

This allows for us to respond to you as an individual; tailoring our operations and content to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We only use this information for statistical analysis and then it is removed from the system.

Overall, enabling cookies helps us provide you with a better website, as it allows us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

 

GOOGLE ANALYTICS COOKIES WE USE
_utma    Stores number of visits, time of first visit, the previous visit and the current visit    2 years
_utmb    Checks start and end time of current visit    30 minutes
_utmc    Checks start and end time of current visit    End of session
_utmz    Tracks where a visitor arrived from (search engine, search keyword, or link)    6 months

 

OTHER THIRD PARTY COOKIES
We allow AddThis to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. They may use non-personally identifiable information during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or a third-party web beacon to collect this information.

To learn more about this behavioural advertising practice, you can visit http://www.youronlinechoices.eu.

 

OPTING OUT

You can choose to accept or decline cookies and you can change your browser settings to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics entirely if you prefer by visiting: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website however, as – by not allowing cookies – some of our website’s functions may not work correctly. It would also prevent us learning what people like or don’t like about our website so your preferences would not be taken into account when we make changes.

 

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

More detail on how businesses use cookies is available here.