Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on your computer hard drive or mobile device and record how you move around that website.

They allow the website to recognise your device and remember if you have been to the website before so that it can tailor more personalised options when you revisit.  Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as providing information to the owners of websites on site usage and performance. They are also used to analyse traffic for advertising and marketing purposes.

Cookies are used by most websites and do not harm your system.  By accessing this website, you agree that we can place cookies on your device. You can disable cookies completely by changing your browser settings although some areas of the site may not function properly.

Cookie Types:

Strictly necessary cookies:

  • These are essential to enable you to move around the website effectively and use its features. Without these cookies, you will not be able to access all the services available on this website.  These cookies do not collect information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

Performance cookies:

  • These cookies collect information about website use, such as counting visits and seeing which parts of the site are most popular. They do not collect information that can identify a user of the site and all information is collated anonymously.

Functional cookies:

  • Functionality cookies allow the website to remember the choices you make and provide more personalised features such as updates or allowing the site to provide you with services you have requested (eg watching a video).  The information collected is not personalised.

Cookies on this Website:

We use Cookies to monitor how you use our website and track patterns of usage in order to improve our products, services and offerings and this website. These also help improve your experience of the site. Cookies can be:

Session cookies, which are deleted as soon as you leave the site. They are used to temporarily store information whilst you are moving around the site.

Persistent cookies, which are generally used to remember settings and remain on your device after you have closed the site or your browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a)  authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website;

(b)  status – we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website;

(c)   personalisation – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise the website for you;

(d)  security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally;

(e)  advertising – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you;

(f)   analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services; and

(g)  cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.

Some of our service providers also use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website. These are the third party service providers that store cookies when you visit our website:

(a)  Mailerlite collects your email and first name data to enable you to be added to our mailing list and to deliver downloadable documents you have requested. You can read Mailerlite privacy policy here

(b)  We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at:]

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Apple Safari

For further information on how we handle personal information please refer to our Privacy Policy.