Cookie Statement

This page explains how use cookies to recognise you when you visit the site. It explains what cookies are and how websites use them, plus examines your rights to control the use of them or to choose to leave the site is you do not want cookies to be used.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files which get placed on your laptop, PC, tablet, or mobile phone when you visit a website page. They're used all over the internet to track visitors, tell the owners what pages have been visited, what the visitor has done on the site, track returning visitors, and sometimes to tell another website where that visitor has come from.

You can see that much of this activity is designed to be able to show a returning visitor more of what might be most interesting to them, but of course much of the use of cookies is for advertising or selling purposes.

Why would you be worried about cookies?

Most people aren't. Their use is widespread throughout the internet. But if you don't want to be shown ads that websites believe you might want to see, then go ahead and disable.

In general, any fears about cookies are limited to privacy directives. A cookie can recognise who you are (not who you are, but your internet IP and location), and some people do not want this information to be known.

What types of cookies does use?

There are two main types of cookies used.

First party cookies are set by These are exclusively for reporting purposes and to track returning visistors.

Third party cookies are set by third party features or functionality provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and sometimes when it visits certain other websites.

How can I control cookies?

It is your right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies.

The best way to do this is to configure your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. Your web browser for example may be Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, or a number of others.

You'll also see a cookie acceptance notice at the bottom of all pages on the site. Clicking on the acceptance button confirms you do consent to inserting cookies on your device.

If you do choose to reject cookies, you should still be able to access most content on the site, although there may be some limitations.

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at steve (at)

Updated October 21 2016