COOKIES AND HOW THEY BENEFIT YOU
- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Save you having to login every time you visit the site
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.
MORE ABOUT OUR COOKIES
Website Function Cookies
OUR OWN COOKIES
- Determining if you are logged in or not
- Remembering your search settings
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
THIRD PARTY FUNCTIONS
SOCIAL WEBSITE COOKIES
So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site. This website uses AddThis which facilitates social sharing of it’s content. In order to deliver this service AddThis creates cookies which may collect information from visitors, this information does not directly identify an individual and is instead designed to identify the devices used by visitors. Visitors can easily opt out at any time using the AddThis opt out. (link to http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out) The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
VISITOR STATISTICS COOKIES
TURNING COOKIES OFF
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites. It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. For more information about cookies and instructions on how to adjust your browser settings to restrict or disable cookies, please see https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/ or www.aboutcookies.org.