In common with most websites, our website makes use of cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Our website uses the following cookies:

  • analytics – This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about Google Analytics cookies on our website. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
  • wpSGCacheBypass – This cookie is set by our web hosting provider SiteGround to improve the speed and performance of our website.
  • _gat; _gid; _ga – These cookies are used by Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website , where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Changing your cookie settings

When you visit our website for the first time you are provided with the option of accepting or rejecting optional cookies. You can update your cookie preferences using the cookie control widget located in the bottom left-hand corner of your browser window at any time.

Additionally, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit either the About Cookies or All About Cookies websites.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you can install Google’s opt-out browser add-on.


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