Privacy

Cookies In Use on This Site:

This does not include third party cookies that may be used by services that enhance your browsing experience such as social sharing.

Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
wordpress_2WordPress cookie for a logged in user.session
wordpress_logged_in_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_cookie2WordPress test cookiesession
wp-settings-1Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time-2Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.1 year
PHPSESSID1To identify your unique session on the websitesession
SESS1To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.session
civicAllowCookies1Cookie Control user interface to remember your preference90 days
civicShowCookieIcon1Cookie Control user interface to remember your preference90 days
fontSize3Contains the font size adjustment.31 days ( default )
slimstat_tracking_code3This cookie tracks anonymous visitor website activity statistics. 30 mins

Other cookies that may be set due to the use of sharing facilities and video services may include but are not limited to:

Facebook, usersdelight.com, static-shareaholic.s3.amazonaws.com, stream1.livefyre.com, accounts.google.com, assets.pinterest.com

These services require action to be taken such as clicking on a share button, once you do this you are put out of our domain.

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Allowing you to add comments to our site

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (see below). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.

How to manage cookies

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How to change your cookie settings in Firefox

internet_explorerHow to change your cookie settings in Internet Explorer 7 and 8

How to change your cookie settings in Internet Explorer 9

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How to change your cookie settings in Google Chrome
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 How to change your cookie settings in Safari (OS X)
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 How to change your cookie settings in Safari (iOS)
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 How to change your cookie settings in Opera
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 How to change your cookie settings in Android
 
 

Do Not Track Me

Another facility with easy steps to reclaim your online privacy

A word on DO NOT TRACK

It’s not that great and shouldn’t be relied on as the be all and end all fix to privacy – see here
More help on keeping you private here and here
We recommend using DuckDuckGO for all your searching

See who’s tracking you online: 

Download the Lightbeam add-on for Firefox


 Emails:

If you are receiving emails from us, it is usually due to you using one of our forms, requesting further information, or  joining our email group. If you no longer wish to receive such emails, please hit reply and ask to be removed.

If emails are being forwarded to you we have no control over those and you should reply to the sender and request they remove you from their list.

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