Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies. If you wish to use this website then you will have accepted the cookie warning the first time you accessed the website.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.

To learn more about cookies you can visit this website which has an article about them. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_cookie .

Types of Cookies

There are two main types of cookies used by web servers. They are persistent and session cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your computer system and expire at a date in the future unless they are updated or deleted from your system. They are used to retain information about preferences. The second type of cookie is a session cookie which remains on the computer system until the browser is closed.

Removing Cookies

You will find details on how to block and delete cookies from your computer as well as browsing history by exploring the setup of the browser you are using. All browsers offer the ability to block cookies, or remove them. It is beyond the scope of this article to provide information on every browser in use on all devices. Refer to the browser provider or mobile device manual to learn how to remove or block cookies from your system.

The Cookies We Use

Google Analytics

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages, what searches they may have done on the website. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

This data helps us to understand:

Which pages people visit on the site

Which internet browsers are being used

What is popular on the site

You can find out more about Google’s cookies on their privacy policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ . You can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out tools in your browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Google maps

These are session cookies that remember preferences you have when viewing a map which is on the website.

WordPress

The website is built with WordPress which uses a number of plugin applications. Some of these applications use cookies and some of them are persistent and remember choices you have made on the website. Others are session cookies which expire on exit from the browser.

3rd Party cookies

We do not use any cookies through third parties for advertising or pushing advertising content to you. This is an advert free website.

What happens if I do not accept cookies on my browsing device?

Some of the functions on the website may not work without cookies being enabled or you may see a reduction in functionality.