1. An Introduction to Cookies
- A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your
computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web
traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to
respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs,
likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
2. Cookies we Use
- We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps
us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to
customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
- Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to
monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us
access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to
share with us.
- Cookies we use:
- identify users who have logged into the Websites
- ensure that functionality operates as intended
- remember your choices and preferences during and between visits
- track your visit for statistical analysis, allowing us to improve the usability, speed and
security of our website
- Cookies are not deployed to:
- collect any personal identifiable information (without your express permission)
- collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- pass data to advertising networks
- pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- pay sales commissions
3. Consent for Cookies
- In compliance with the 2011 EU Cookie Law, our website operates on an
‘Implied Consent’ basis. This means that we will assume that you have opted-in for our
website to deploy cookies until you choose to deactivate them within your browser settings or
via the instructions below.
- You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers
automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline
cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
4. How to disable Cookies
- Most modern browsers allow you to control your cookie settings for all
websites that you browse. You can disable cookie deployment completely by editing your
browser settings. To learn how to disable cookies on your preferred browser we recommend
reading this advice
posted by Google.
- If you are concerned about cookies tracking your movements on the Internet then you
may be concerned about spyware. Spyware is the name given to a particular band of cookies
that track personal information about you. There are many antispyware programs that you can
use to prevent this from happening. Learn more about antispyware software – Spyware.
- You can also disable Google Analytics on all websites by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser