Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer's hard drive to help store your user preferences, login and session states, analyse web traffic or let 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.

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.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies Used On This Site

The following cookies may be set.

exp_last_visit, exp_tracker, exp_last_activity, exp_csrf_token: This site runs on the ExpressionEngine CMS which uses these cookies to track a users session, when they last visited or did something on the site. No personal information is stored in these cookies, only timestamps related to that browser session.

show_cookie_message: This cookie is used to remember that you've previously dismissed the bar at the bottom of the website advising that there are cookies used on this site.

Google Analytics: __ga, __gat: We use Google Analytics to monitor and report on our website usage such as the number of visitors to the site, search phrases used to find us, pages visited on the site and time spent on the site. The statistics gathered are a necessary requirement in order for us to provide and improve our value added products and services and to stay competitive. The cookies do not identify users nor associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google's privacy policy is found here http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

AddThis: __atuvc, __atuvs: We use the AddThis social sharing tool to enable our users to share our content easily across a wide variety of social networks. The cookies only store statistics such as the browser and IP address and do not have access to any personally identifiable information. This information is used to better understand our visitors in order to improve our content. In some cases, AddThis may leave a cookie from an advertising partner. You can opt out of this behaviour at http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out. You may also like to opt out of tracking cookies on an industry wide basis, which can be done at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.

How To Disable Cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through 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. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


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