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Cookies

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.  They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.   They don't have access to any files or information stored on your computer. Cookies allow websites to recognise a user's device and store information about the user's preferences or past action.

Why do we use cookies ?

In essence cookies are simply meant to make a website easier to use.

We use cookies on a few areas of our website; we've broken this down into the sections below so you understand exactly why they are being used. We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We would like to set optional analytics cookies to help improve our site.  We won't set optional cookies unless you select the option to enable.

One of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the site to operate and has already been set (this is the ASP.Net session cookie - see table below). You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work.

The analytical cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website.  We use the information to compile reports and to help improve the website.  The cookies collect information in a way that will not directly identify anyone and includes the following:

  • Number of users to our website
  • Type of device
  • Operating system
  • Screen resolution

Google Analytics - Anonymisation

We use Google Analytics which shows us how people found our site, how they explored it, and use this information to improve our website. You can read further information on how Google Analytics uses cookies

We are unable to identify individuals through Google Analytics, we have also taken an additional step to maintaining your privacy by anonymising IP addresses that are picked up by Google Analytics. The information that we are collecting does not directly identify anyone.

We have not enabled Google Analytics Advertising Features. Further information about Google's own privacy policies can be found on their website

You Tube

We embed video content from our official YouTube channel using YouTube's privacy enhanced mode on our site. The video player may set cookies on your computer once you click on the You-Tube video player but will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy enhanced mode. You can read further information at YouTube's embedding videos information page.

Social Media - Facebook & Twitter

We use Facebook and Twitter to keep customers up to date with our latest news and events.

Twitter uses cookie technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve their site and service. Further details can be found within their policies.

Twitter Privacy Policy
Facebook Data Policy

 

An explanation of the Cookies on our website
Essential CookiesPurpose
ASP.NET_SessionIdPreserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
clientvarsPreserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
modeRequired for the website to function.
ccConsentUser, analyticsUsed to remember you cookie preference settings.
eId, api/1/rRequired by our Live Chat software to function.
Analytical Cookies
_gaRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gatUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
_gidRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Marketing Cookies
ads/user-lists/#Used when a user visits a page containing a remarketing tag. 
collectUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
frUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
IDEUsed by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
trCookie that is used by Facebook

Our cookie message

When using our site you may see a pop up banner about cookies when you first visit this website. We store a setting in your browser so the browser knows you've seen it and not to show it again.

You preferences will be stored for a period of 90 days and thereafter you will be asked to restate your preferences. When we make a change to our cookies prior to 90 day expiry term you will be asked to restate your preferences.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Cookie preferences can be changed at any time by selecting the cookie icon.  You can then adjust the available slider to "on" or "off", then select "save and close". For your new setting to take effect you may need to refresh your page.

Alternatively, most web browser allow some form of control of most cookies though the browser settings.  To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies,org or https://www.aboutcookies.org/

To find information relating to other browsers and find out further information, visit the browser developer's website;

To find out more information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Our policy was last updated on the 29th November 2019. Further information about how we manage privacy and information rights can be read within our Privacy Policy

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit.  They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.   They don't have access to any files or information stored on your computer. Cookies allow websites to recognise a user's device and store information about the user's preferences or past action.

Why do we use cookies ?

In essence cookies are simply meant to make a website easier to use.

We use cookies on a few areas of our website; we've broken this down into the sections below so you understand exactly why they are being used. We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We would like to set optional analytics cookies to help improve our site.  We won't set optional cookies unless you select the option to enable.

One of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the site to operate and has already been set (this is the ASP.Net session cookie - see table below). You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work.

The analytical cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website.  We use the information to compile reports and to help improve the website.  The cookies collect information in a way that will not directly identify anyone and includes the following:

  • Number of users to our website
  • Type of device
  • Operating system
  • Screen resolution

Google Analytics - Anonymisation

We use Google Analytics which shows us how people found our site, how they explored it, and use this information to improve our website. You can read further information on how Google Analytics uses cookies

We are unable to identify individuals through Google Analytics, we have also taken an additional step to maintaining your privacy by anonymising IP addresses that are picked up by Google Analytics. The information that we are collecting does not directly identify anyone.

We have not enabled Google Analytics Advertising Features. Further information about Google's own privacy policies can be found on their website

You Tube

We embed video content from our official YouTube channel using YouTube's privacy enhanced mode on our site. The video player may set cookies on your computer once you click on the You-Tube video player but will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy enhanced mode. You can read further information at YouTube's embedding videos information page.

Social Media - Facebook & Twitter

We use Facebook and Twitter to keep customers up to date with our latest news and events.

Twitter uses cookie technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve their site and service. Further details can be found within their policies.

Twitter Privacy Policy
Facebook Data Policy

An explanation of the Cookies on our website
Essential CookiesPurpose
ASP.NET_SessionIdPreserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
clientvarsPreserves the visitor's session state across page requests.
modeRequired for the website to function.
ccConsentUser, analyticsUsed to remember you cookie preference settings.
eId, api/1/rRequired by our Live Chat software to function.
Analytical Cookies
_gaRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gatUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
_gidRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Our cookie message

When using our site you may see a pop up banner about cookies when you first visit this website. We store a setting in your browser so the browser knows you've seen it and not to show it again.

You preferences will be stored for a period of 90 days and thereafter you will be asked to restate your preferences. When we make a change to our cookies prior to 90 day expiry term you will be asked to restate your preferences.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Cookie preferences can be changed at any time by selecting the cookie icon.  You can then adjust the available slider to "on" or "off", then select "save and close". For your new setting to take effect you may need to refresh your page.

Alternatively, most web browser allow some form of control of most cookies though the browser settings.  To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies,org or https://www.aboutcookies.org/

To find information relating to other browsers and find out further information, visit the browser developer's website;

To find out more information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Our policy was last updated on the 29th November 2019. Further information about how we manage privacy and information rights can be read within our Privacy Policy