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Learn more about how we use cookies to help manage your experience of using

Last updated: 15 September 2020

Our website uses small files called cookies to help manage your experience of using In this section, we will provide information on:

what cookies are
how we use cookies
how third-parties may use cookies on
your choices regarding cookies
further information about cookies

What Are Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows and third-parties to recognize you and remember your preferences. By using our website you consent to the use of these cookies.

How We Use Cookies

Visiting our website may generate one of the following types of cookie below:

Analytics Cookies

Our website uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how audiences use our site.

Google will use cookies to provide statistics on how audiences interact with our website. This data is also linked to third-party cookies related to visits to other websites to provide us with anonymous demographics data and to help us to further analyse our website traffic.

Full information about the cookies that are used by Google Analytics can be found at

Hotjar and FullStory are services that help us better understand our users experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.).  Both platforms use cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behaviour and their devices (in particular device’s IP address (captured and stored only in anonymised form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display our website).

For further details, please view Hotjar’s privacy policy and FullStory’s privacy policy.

Site Performance Cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration, to manage your preferences, maintain your your language and volume settings.  These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Our website offers e-commerce/payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly. Disabling these cookies will prevent you from making purchases on our website.

Advertising Cookies

We use behavioural advertising cookies to anonymously track your interests and to provide you with the most relevant advertisements on third party websites. In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.

Other Third Party Cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of, deliver advertisements through our own and other websites and to provide options to share our content more easily.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Disabling Cookies

You can turn off cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser. We do not recommend disabling cookies for our website as it will mean that some functionality will not be available to you and pages on our website may not display properly.

If you wish to change your cookie settings in your browser then the following links may be useful:

Internet Explorer Cookie Settings
Firefox Cookie Settings
Google Chrome Cookie Settings
Safari Desktop Cookie Settings
Safari iOS Cookie Settings

You can also review your cookie and advertising settings on the following platforms:


You can learn more about cookies here:

Your Online Choices:
All About Cookies:

If you would like to contact us about our cookies then please email us at