Cookie Policy2018-06-04T15:11:16+00:00

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

What cookies are used on this website?

CookiePurpose
PHPSESSIThis is a session cookie used to preserve data across subsequent accesses. It is a temporary cookie that remains in the cookie file of your browser until you close the browser. It is mainly used to maintain your identity
Google AnalyticsThis is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use and compile meaningful site traffic reports. Read more here.

How to enable and disable cookies using your browser

Google Chrome

  1. Click on the ‘wrench’ icon on the browser (usually found top-right corner) to open the tools menu
  2. From the tools menu select ‘Options’
  3. Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab from the menu on the left.
  4. In the ‘Privacy’ section, select the ‘Content settings’ button
  5. To enable cookies: select ‘Allow local data to be set’ option
  6. To disable cookies: select ‘Block all cookies’ option

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to this page from Google.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet Options’
  2. In the options window navigate to the ‘Privacy’ tab
  3. To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or below
  4. To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to this page from Microsoft.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the browser menu and select ‘Options’
  2. Select the Privacy panel
  3. To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies for sites’
  4. To disable cookies: Uncheck at ‘Accept cookies for sites’

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox. For more information, refer to this page from Mozilla.

Opera

  1. Click on ‘Setting’ at the browser menu and select ‘Settings’
  2. Select ‘Quick Preferences’
  3. To enable cookies: check “Enable Cookies”
  4. To disable cookies: uncheck “Enable Cookies”

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to this page from Opera Software.

Safari on OSX

  1. Click on ‘Safari’ at the menu bar and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  2. Click on ‘Security’
  3. To enable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Only from site you navigate to’
  4. To disable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Never’

Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari. For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to this page from Apple.

All other browsers

Please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider. You can also find more information on this page.