A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets 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. This makes using the web a much more personal, and we hope, more enjoyable experience.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which of our pages are being used, this allows to us too see which parts of our site are getting used the most and improve the facilities and information offered within. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed.
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. You can choose to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser settings to decline cookies, though his may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
If you wish to change your Cookie settings you can do this from the ‘Tools’ menu in your browser (usually under security settings). By doing so you may impede your usage of this, and other websites.
Cookies used on this website
We only use two types of Cookie on this website which are: “Session” & “Persistent”
Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. These facilitate various tasks such as allowing a website to identify that a user of a particular device is navigating from page to page, supporting website security or basic functionality.
Persistent cookies last after you have closed your browser, and allow a website to remember your actions and preferences for when you next return. Sometimes persistent cookies are used by websites to provide targeted advertising based upon the browsing history of the device but not on this website!
Please visit Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie if you wish to learn about the other ‘types’ of cookie.