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What are cookies?
Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not, in case they are used to provide a service that you require.
For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data, the device you are using and the originating domain name of your internet service provider. This information helps us to analyse how the site is being used so that we can continually improve it using the insights we gain. This tracking data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.
For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, allaboutcookies.org.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The cookies we set
- Form related cookies – 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.
- Site preference cookies – In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies whenever you interact with a page so that this then recalls your preferences.
- Google Analytics – One of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
- Third party analytics – Used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
- Testing – 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; they also ensure we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
As we offer a service it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make an enquiry and cookies enable us to track this. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and service costs to ensure the best possible service for our clients.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and, as previously mentioned, if there is something that you are unsure about, it is usually safer to leave cookies enabled to ensure you continue to benefit from all the features on our site.
However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us by emailing us at: [email protected]