What are cookies?
Cookies are small text based files that are placed on your device when you visit a website. Cookies can be temporary files (only lasting as long as your website visit), or permanent (being stored on your machine until your next visit to the website). Cookies can also be first party (that is, only cable of being read by the website that sets those cookies on your machine), or third party (that is, these cookies are capable of being read by other websites that you might visit).
Cookies generally allow websites to function properly, and improve your experience of the internet.
Necessary and Functional: These cookies enable our website to function properly.
Performance Cookies: These cookies collect anonymous data about visitors to our website. This data is used to alert us to any problems in the performance of our web site, and to improve the content and quality of our website.
Tracking: These anonymous cookies allow us to run targeted advertising campaigns via the Google Adwords platform. They are used to provide information about our goods and services.
Facebook: Allow our visitors to interface with Facebook
Web chat: Olark is our web chat provider and their cookies are used to remember and maintain your chats. For further information visit www.olark.com/help/cookies
Google Docs: We may occasionally run competitions using google docs which use a cookie called ‘lbcs’ which makes it possible for Google Docs to open many Docs in one browser.
All of the information provided by the cookies that we use is anonymous; these cookies do not collect personal information about visitors to our website.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
By visiting our website you, the visitor, implicitly consent to our placing cookies on your device. If, for any reason, you would like to remove these cookies, then instructions on how to do so can be found in the resources section below.
If you no longer wish to receive advertising from us on sites that you visit on the internet, on the basis of Google’s third party tracking cookies, then please refer to Google’s Ad Preferences page to learn how to disable adverts.
Google Cookie Information: (http://www.google.co.uk/policies/technologies/ads/)
Google Ads Preferences: (https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/authenticated?hl=en)
General Cookie Information: (allaboutcookies.org)