What Are Cookies
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- Chrome on desktop: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
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- Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies
- Safari on desktop: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214
- Safari on mobile: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677
The Cookies We Set
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
Third Party Cookies
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
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To help us understand how this site is used, and so improve it, we deploy Google Analytics.
For Google Analytics to function, first party cookies track visitor interactions with the site. There are strict limits to the amount and kind of information that these cookies record or report. Read more about privacy and Google Analytics.
Your use of this website signifies your consent to our using Google Analytics. Should you wish to opt out, Google has developed a browser add-on to let you do so.
There are many sites offering further information about cookies, tracking and privacy — for example, AboutCookies.org.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.
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