How do we use cookies?

A cookie is a small amount of data sent from a website which asks permission to be stored on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

What cookies do we use?

We use cookies to log traffic on the site & record what content is being used. This allows us to tailor the website to your needs. This information is only used to gather startistics & is completely anonymous.

We also use cookies to record whether you have viewed specific pages which only need viewed once. These can be competition or splash pages which welcome you to the site on an initial visit but which are no longer relevant afterwards. A cookie may be used to record if you have seen this page or not & this allows us to decide whether to show you the page.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling 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.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. You can also delete all cookies stored on your computer at any time following the instructions provided by the company who built your web browser.