Cookies Policy

Visitors to our website
 
When you visit this website, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting this websites. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
 
What is a cookie?
 
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. Cookies are used to make websites work and improve the efficiency of a website. Cookies are also used to ensure that we provide effective security when using of our website. Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly - most major websites use cookies. Cookies alone cannot be used to identify you.
 
A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come; the "lifetime" of the cookie; and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
 
How to refuse use of cookies
 
You may refuse the use of cookies by changing your internet browser settings to disable the use of cookies. Please note that a refusal to accept the use of cookies may result in the loss of useful functionality of the site; you may experience slower running times and you may not be able to access all website content.
 
How to disable cookies in your browser
 
The use of cookies can be prevented by changing your internet browser settings. Each browser has a different procedure for disabling the use of cookies. We have provided details of how to disable the use of cookies for main browsers below. If you have any questions or technical issues, please contact your browser directly.


Browser

Internet Explorer 9.0+

Action Required
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Process
- Go to Tools in the menu bar
- Click on Internet Options
- Click on the Privacy tab on top
- Move the slider up to the "Block all Cookies" button


Browser
Internet Explorer 9.0+

Action Required
To delete existing cookies

Processes
- Go to Tools in the menu bar
- Click on Internet Options
- Click on the General tab which should be under "Browsing History" and click "Delete"


Browser
Internet Explorer 8.0+

Action Required
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Processes
- Go to Tools in the menu bar
- Click on Internet Options 
- Click on the Privacy tab on top
- Click on "Sites" 
- A new window should open called "Per Site Privacy Actions"
- Type in the URL of the site in the "Address of website" box and click on Block


Browser
Internet Explorer 8.0+

Action Required
To delete existing cookies

Processes
- Go to Tools in the menu bar
- Click on 'Internet Options' 
- Click on the Privacy tab on top
- Click on "Sites"
- A new window should open called "Per Site Privacy Actions"
- Under the "Managed websites" box should be a list of all the websites you have visited
- To remove all cookies click on the "Remove all" button


Browser
Internet Explorer 7.0+

Action Required
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Processes
- Go to Tools in the menu bar
- Click on Options 
- Click on the Privacy tab on top
- Click on the Advanced button
- Select "Prompt" for both "First party cookies" and "Third Party Cookies"


Browser
Internet Explorer 7.0+

Action Required
To delete existing cookies

Process
- Go to Tools in the menu bar
- Click on Options
- Click on the General tab on top
- In the "Browsing History" section, click on "Delete" 
- Click on "Delete Cookies"


Browser
Firefox 2.0+, 3.0+, 4.0+

Action Required
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Go to Tools in the menu bar
 - Click on Options 
- Click on the Privacy tab 
- Disable the box that says "Accept Cookies From sites"


Browser
Firefox 2.0+, 3.0+, 4.0+

Action required
To delete existing cookies

Processes
- Go to Tools in the menu bar
- Click on Options 
- Click on the Privacy tab 
- Click on "Clear Now" 
- Select "Cookies" 
- Click on "Clear Private Data Now"


Browser
Google Chrome

Action required
To prevent new cookies from being installed

Processes
- Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser 
- Click on "Options" 
- Click on "Under the Bonnet" (UK) / "Under the Hood" (US)
- Click on the "Content settings" button in the Privacy section
- Ensure that "Allow local data to be set" is selected 
- Select "Block sites from setting any data"


Browser
Google Chrome

Action Required
To delete existing cookies

Processes
- Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser 
- Click on "Options" 
- Click on "Under the Bonnet" (UK) / "Under the Hood" (US)
- Click on the "Content settings" button in the Privacy section 
- Click on the "Clear browsing data" button


Browser
Safari

Action Required
To prevent new cookies from being installed and delete existing cookies

Processes
- Go to the Safari menu (icon in top right of browser) and select Preferences 
- In the popup window that appears, select the Security icon (a padlock) 
- Under "Accept Cookies", select the "Never" button

Further information on cookies

If you would like further information on cookies, please go to

www.allaboutcookies.org.