Here’s where you’ll find all the information you need about the cookies that we use on our website, as well as some quick links below to jump to relevant sections.

1 – STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES
2 – PERFORMANCE COOKIES
3 – TARGETING COOKIES
4 – OTHER COOKIES ON OUR WEBSITE
5 – ADJUSTING YOUR BROWSER’S COOKIE SETTINGS

A cookie is a small file that is sent by the website you visit to your web browser and is stored on your computer. Cookies help to make websites work more effectively by providing several functions and also give website owners information such as if you have visited the website in the past or registered as a user.

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 has introduced requirements to provide website users with access to information.

When you visit our website we collect information to help us deliver services and provide more relevant content by using cookies. The information that is collected by the cookies we use is anonymous and does not allow us to collect sensitive information such as your name, address or any other information that could personally identify you.

You have the choice to block cookies when visiting our websites but please be aware this may cause some parts of the site to not function correctly. Please read the information below to find out more detail about the cookies used on our website and how to manage your cookie preferences within your browser.

STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use its features. These cookies ensure that our website functions correctly.

Our Cookies:

  • Cookie Name: cookieconsent_dismissed
    Cookie Description: The cookieconsent_dismissed cookie is used to determine whether to show you the cookie consent popup.
  • Cookie Name: wordpress_*
    Cookie Description: This cookie is for logged in users and for commenters. Used to verify who you are.

PERFORMANCE COOKIES

These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website to help us improve the way the website works. These cookies provide statistics on how our website has been used and measure any errors on our website and support improvements and with things like new designs.

Third Party Cookies:

  • Third Party: Google Analytics
    Cookie Name:_dc_gtm_*, ga_, gid_
    Cookie Description: This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. It does not correspond to any user ID in our website, and does not store any personally identifiable information.

TARGETING COOKIES

Targeting cookies collect information about how you have used our website in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests elsewhere on the internet. These cookies remember that you have visited our website and will allow third party networks to use the information to display relevant advertising or other content to you on other websites.

Third Party Cookies:

  • Third Party: Google
    Cookie Name: NID, APISID, SSID, SID, NID, HSID, SAPISID, PREF
    Cookie Description: These cookies are used to store anonymous user preferences and information on a certain page.

OTHER COOKIES ON OUR WEBSITE

When you use our website you may notice some cookies that are not related to us. For example, you may visit a page on our website with content embedded from the likes of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube and then you may be presented with cookies from those websites. Our website does not control the use of those cookies. We recommend that you visit the said websites for more information on the cookies they use and how they use them.

While it may be that not all pages use these third parties, you can find more information about the 3rd parties we may use here:

ADJUSTING YOUR BROWSER’S COOKIE SETTINGS

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can alter your web browser settings to prevent automatic acceptance or you can manually delete your cookie history whenever you wish.

Below is a list of popular web browsers and how you can adjust the cookie settings together with links for more information:

Internet Explorer/Windows Link
– Select: Tools
– Select: Internet Options
– Select: Privacy
– Select: Advanced
– Select: Override automatic cookie handing
– Then set your preferences as required

Google Chrome
– Select: the wrench icon on the browser toolbar
– Select: Settings
– Select: Show advanced settings
– Select: Privacy/Content settings
– Select: Cookies
– Then set your preferences as required

Mozilla Firefox
– Select: Tools
– Select: Options
– Select: Privacy
– Then set your preferences as required

Safari
– Select: Safari
– Select: Preferences
– Select: Security
– Then set your preferences as required

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON COOKIES

Get more information on cookies in detail on aboutcookies.org

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookies 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 to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports for us on website activities, and to provide additional services associated with the use of the internet and our website. Google may also pass on this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Under no circumstances will Google 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 as more fully explained above. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads on https://www.google.com/settings/ads and you learn about preventing Google Analytics collecting IP addresses and using other cookies by downloading and installing the following Google browser plug-in on https://tools.google.com.