A cookie, also known as HTTP cookie, web cookie or browser 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.
This website uses a variety of cookies to improve the quality of your experience;
- Essential and Functional Cookies - without these cookies certain functions of our website would not work, such as login, registration and password areas
- Analytical Cookies - these cookies monitor how visitors use our website. This analytical information is anonymous and we only see what you have visited, not who you are
- Advertising Cookies - if we use advertising on our site, these cookies help us to know if you have seen an advert
- Third Party Cookies - these cookies are dropped by other websites. For instance, if we host a video on YouTube.com and embed that on our site, when you click "play" YouTube drops a cookie on your machine so it knows you have watched it. Another example would be if you hit the Facebook "like" button, the social media site will drop a cookie.
A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
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. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.