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Privacy & Cookies

What are Cookies & why do I need them?

 

Thank you for visiting our website. Under EU law we are required to inform you about cookies we may have transferred to your computer. A Cookie is a text file that a website places onto your computer and which stores information specific to your visit. Cookies are used to make the site easier to use, and if you choose to refuse Cookies it may affect the functionality of the website.

 

When someone visits this website we collect details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. We collect this information in a way that does not identify anyone and we do not make any attempt to find out your identity. If we want to collect personally identifiable information we will inform you about it and make it clear what use will be made of it.

 

How does this website use Cookies?

 

Content Management System (CMS) - The software that runs this website may transfer temporary cookie(s) or persistent cookie(s) to keep track of your visit.

 

Visitor Behaviour - So that we can measure the popularity of pages, where people come from and other general statistics, we use Google Analytics to track new and repeat visitors. Please see the Google Privacy Policy if you want to know more (this also covers YouTube as it is now owned by Google).

 

Functionality - We use some functionality based cookies to help the site function properly. A JPaneSliders cookie is used to control menus and animations. Refusing these these might change the way ou website looks and/or behaves. These cookies are NOT used for targeted advertising.

 

Video - These cookies are placed on your computer by the respective video streaming websites (YouTube is covered by the Google Privacy Policy) - find out more from Vimeo which may be used to stream video on this site.

 

What if I accept Cookies - can I change my mind?

 

When you accept cookies, this decision generates its cookie which is stored on your machine for a set period of time (usually 1 year), when it will be automatically deleted and you will be asked again if you wish to accept cookies from the site. If you change your mind in the meantime you can remove the cookie(s) from your browser.

 

How can I manage Cookies on my own computer?

 

Your Browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or IE, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari etc.) has an option which will allow you to remove Cookies that have been stored on your computer. This is different for each browser, but usually can be found either in your browsing history in ‘Settings’ or ‘Tools’. If in doubt, use your Browser’s ‘Help’ facility or the aboutcookies.org website which has details on how to remove cookies from your computer.

 

Your Privacy

 

Cookies used on this site do not contain any information that, alone, would allow us to identify you.

 

Any information collected is anonymous and generalised except where you provide your details via a form.

 

Personal information you provide to us will not be passed to any third party except where we are required to by law (e.g. in the case of a request from law enforcement agencies).

 

Any e-mail addresses/names left in comments or mentioned in e-mails sent to us will be kept private and not shared with third-parties without your permission.

 

Your privacy is respected at all times. We do not sell or rent information about our users and would never do so without asking you first.

 

If you register to receive news from us or send us an email and then decide that you do not wish to be contacted us in future, there will be a link at the bottom of all emails where you can unsubscribe, or please send us an email and we will remove you from our contact list.