Last updated: 23rd March 2016
1. What are Cookies?
Cookies are small encrypted text files that are stored on your computer or any other device when visiting this website. Cookies allow websites to store information such as your browsing preferences and are used to improve customer experience. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies and a text file is added to help analyse web traffic.
We use traffic analytics cookies (via Google Analytics) to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse traffic to our website and improve it in order to tailor it to customer demand.
Cookies do not allow us to access your computer or any information other than the data you choose to share with us.
We use the free Google Analytics tool (see http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/ ) to collect and analyse our website statistics.
Google Analytics uses persistent cookies to track data. These cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information and are only used for the statistical collection of data such as number of visits and page hits. Google Analytics’ cookies store IP addresses but these cannot be linked to any individual or path through this website. Google uses the cookies to read information and evaluate visitors’ use of the website in the form of statistical reports that we can access. The Google Analytics’ code is incorporated into our site’s code so that our site serves the cookies, but Google has access to the cookies.
Google Analytics’ terms require us to reproduce the following wording in this policy:
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
3. How to disable Cookies
To find out more about cookies visit the IAB website www.youronlinechoices.co.uk.