Privacy and Cookie Policy

Our privacy policy below states how we collect, use and protect information about you when you access the our website. Any personal data collected by your use of this website will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy and relevant legislation.

If we amend this policy this page will be updated to reflect such changes, so you should revisit this page from time to time so you are aware of any such amendments.

The information we collect and how it is used

Should we ask you to provide personal information to enable us to provide a specific service that you have requested, the web page requesting this personal information will provide details of how the information will be used. Any personal data collected in this way will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act and will only be used for the purpose or purposes specified at the time of collection.

Web Log Files

In line with common practise we automatically log certain information about every visit to the this website. This includes information provided automatically by your web browser program and will consist of items such as your internet IP address, time and date of access, web pages and images viewed. This information does not allow us to identify you personally and is used only to monitor levels and patterns of use of our website.

Cookies and How We Use Them

Cookies are small text files sent over the internet and which are stored on your computer by your web browser. These files are then sent back to our servers each time you visit our website and allow us to provide continuity as you move from page to page, or return to our website in the future.

We also use the Google Analytics service to analyse ways in which our website is used. Google Analytics may also use cookies within our website to provide information about patterns of use. Google will store any information gathered by this service and this information will be subject to Google's privacy policy, available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

This site also uses third-party cookies from DisqUs (www.disqus.com) and affiliates on certain pages to facilitate the sharing of comments on site content.

What If You Are Not Happy About Us Using Cookies?

If you are not happy about our use of cookies you should adjust the settings in your web browser to reject new cookies and delete any already on your computer. You should be aware that if you do reject or delete cookies, you may see changes in the behaviour of the website and certain functions will not be available to you.

If you wish to go ahead and reject cookies from our website, these web resources will tell you more about cookies and how to set up your web browser to suit your preferences.