Cookie policy

What are cookies

This site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it , when we store these cookies and how you can prevent these cookies from being stored. If you do prevent cookies being stored this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality. For more general information on cookies see “internet browser cookies – what they are and how to manage them” at directGov.

Disabling cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality and features of this website. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

How we use cookies

Registration and login

We use cookies when you are logged in as a member so that we can remember this. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are removed or cleared by most browsers when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in (check your browser settings).

Payments

This site offers payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

Third party cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics to help us understand how the site is used. These cookies track things such as how long a person spends on the site and the pages that they visit. For more information see Google Analytics.

More information

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if any of the information above is unclear. If there is something that you are not sure whether you need or not it is usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.