Cookies

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data sent to your device from a website. This means the website can recognise your device if you return to the same website. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is an anonymous number (randomly generated) and is stored on your device. Some expire at the end of your website session; others remain on your computer for longer.

For more information about cookies or if you would like to learn how to remove cookies set on your device, visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org

First party cookies

These are cookies set by our website.

  • wordpress_test_cookie – Used to test the browser you are using is able to use cookies.
  • wp-settings-{user_id}, wordpress_logged_in_{time} – Used for user’s with website accounts to store admin settings.
  • gsScrollPos – This cookie is used to track scroll position within a page.
    Third party cookies

These are cookies set by other services used by our website.

Google Analytics

_ga – Analytical cookie used to identify users. This cookie is installed the first time that a user visits the website through a browser. When this user returns to the website using the same browser, the cookie will identify them as the same user.
_gat – This cookie is used to differentiate between different tracking objects created in the session. The cookie is updated each time you send data to Google Analytics.
Embedded Content

Occasionally we will embed content from another website, a few examples would be:

  • Videos (Youtube, Vimeo, etc.),
  • Audio (Soundcloud, etc.),
  • Slideshows (Slideshare, etc.)

For cookies information for embedded content, please refer to the cookies policy of the website in question.

How to control and delete cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings.

You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.