Cookie Policy

 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a tiny information file that is downloaded onto your computer, tablet or smartphone when you access a website.  

 

What are cookies for?

Most websites use cookies because they streamline and enhance the browsing experience.

Cookies can:

  • Speed up and simplify the interaction between users and the website
  • Remember user preferences during and between visits
  • Provide essential functionality (e.g. a shopping bag if the website is an online shop)
  • Give the website owner useful user statistics to help them better understand their audience
  • Perform numerous other functions such as enhanced security

 

Our use of cookies on this website

By accepting the cookie alert banner or using our website you consent to the use of the following cookies:

Squarespace cookies

This website is built using Squarespace, who may use cookies to ensure the proper functioning of the site, and also to monitor and assess traffic to the site in order to help us understand who uses our site and how they navigate it. There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site. Here is Squarespace's Cookie Policy.

Third-party functionality

Our site, like many, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.

Our site includes the following which use cookies:

  • Links to Facebook

When you like, share, or click through to a social media profile from our site cookies may be set. The privacy implications of this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks. Here is Facebook's Cookie Policy.

 

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties   

 

What we DON’T use cookies for

  • We don’t use cookies to gather personal data such as names or email addresses.
  • Only the information that you provide, or the choices you make while visiting a website, can be stored in a cookie.
  • Allowing a website to create a cookie does not give it, or any other website, access to the rest of your computer.

 

How to control your use of cookies

Most web browsers such as Chrome, Safari, Edge, Internet Explorer and Firefox etc. enable you to allow, delete, block and otherwise control cookies.

The Aboutcookies.org website is a useful resource on all things cookie-related and tells you how to control and delete cookies.