Cookie Policy

Тhis policy provides information about how and when we use cookies on the website (referred to as the “website” or “site”).  This version was published on 25 November 2018.

We use cookies for a variety of reasons and these are identified below. Cookies collect information that helps us enable certain functions on the website, analyse website traffic and usage, and to let you access your account.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data that our website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. Generally, it contains certain information that is not personally identifiable to you, but is used to improve and personalise your web experience.

What do we use cookies for?

We only use cookies to make our site easier to use. No personal data is collected from you through this process. Cookies gather information about the visitors to our site, allowing us to understand the amount of traffic and whether these are returning visitors. We do not pass any information to a third party.

Account related Cookies:

If you create an account, we will use cookies to manage the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out. In some cases, they remain to remember your site preferences.

Login related Cookies:

We use cookies when you are logged in. This prevents you having to log in every time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out. This ensures that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

Forms related Cookies:

When you submit data to us through a form or comment form, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies:

In some cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties.

This site uses Google Analytics, one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web. It helps us understand how you use the site and identify ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages you visit, so that we can continue to produce engaging content.

Other third party analytics may be used to track and measure how you use this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content.

From time to time, we test new features and make subtle changes to the way the site is delivered. When we test new features, cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience and to ensure that we understand which optimisations visitors appreciate the most.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site. These allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn will set cookies through our site. These may be used to enhance your profile on their site, or contribute to the data they hold as outlined in their respective privacy policies.

How do you manage, control or block cookies?

Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

You can disable cookies by adjusting the settings on your web browser. Browser settings are usually found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu. Please note that if you disable our website cookies, or cookies in general in your browser settings, this will prevent some functions and features of this site from working.

You may find the following websites useful for information on how to change cookie settings in a range of commonly used browsers:

Further questions and contacts

If you have any questions regarding this Cookie Policy, please contact us.