EU Cookie Law

On 26th May 2012, all UK websites will need to comply with the new EU E-Privacy Directive 2009/136/EC. Cookies are only a small part of this directive, and whilst you are still allowed to use cookies on a website, it must be made clear to visitors to your site that cookies are being used.  A message or warning must be displayed so that the visitor is aware of them.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages.

How we use Cookies

The cookies on this website consists of Google Analytics cookies for monitoring website usage. These cookies are a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer. This allows us to distinguish you from other users of the website, which in turn helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, and also allows us to improve our site. The cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily. This information collection is anonymous and will not be shared with any third-parties.

There is also a session cookie, which means it will be removed once you leave the website. It is creating solely to help people who wish to log into the members area.

By continuing to use our website you agree that we can place these cookies on your device, however if you do not agree, we recommend you follow the instructions below to manage cookies via your browser.

Managing Cookies

You can set your browser preferences to accept all cookies, notify you when a cookie is issued, or not receive cookies at all. If you choose the last option some items will not appear, which may prevent you benefiting from all the website’s features. Each browser is different so please check your ‘Help’ menu for information on cookie settings.