What are cookies
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier that allow us to recognise you. They are downloaded to your browser from a website and stored on your device to help us improve your experience. Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.
This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.
Cookies are either:
– Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or
– Persistent cookies: these are stored as a file on your computer and remain there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.
The Cookies We Might Set
– Email newsletters related cookies: These 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.
– Surveys related cookies: 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 cookies are set up to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.
– Forms related cookies: When you submit data to through a form such as those found on the contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
– Performance and security cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the security and performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
– Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember your preferences and choices you make to provide enhanced experience. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.
Third Party Cookies
If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling some or all cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you, however, if there is something that you aren’t sure then you can contact us on email: firstname.lastname@example.org