01 What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small data file which may be downloaded to your computer’s hard drive when you browse a website.
There are several types of cookies all performing different functions.The cookies we use on this site tend to fall into one of the following categories:
Necessary cookies – These are essential to enable you to navigate around the site and use the features. Without these cookies, certain requests you make through the site will not be possible. These cookies are also used to help us to protect the website, and you, from online attacks.
Performance cookies – These collect information about you and others who have used our site. The information collected may include, domain name, internet browsers and operating systems, number of times visited, pages visited, average length of time on a page etc.
Functional cookies – These allow you to choose whether we store your choices on your browser, meaning that you donot need to re-input your information each time. We will only use these cookies where you have confirmed that you would like us to hold the information for you. These cookies may also be required to comment on a blog or watch a video.
03 What Cookies are used by this Site?
None of our default cookies collect information that could identify you by name, other than when you select the function for ‘Remember My Details’.
04 Can I opt out of cookies?
The majority of web browsers automatically enable cookies as a default setting. To stop cookies being stored on your computer in future, you will need to alter the settings of your internet browser. You can find instructions on how to do this by following these browser-by-browser instructions from AboutCookies.org.
For Google Analytics cookies, you can prevent Google from collecting your information by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
If you want to delete any cookies already on your computer, you will need to locate the file or directory that your computer stores them in. This how to delete cookies information should help.