What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are automatically saved on your computer by your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome). On each occasion you request a page from the website, your web browser sends a cookie back to the website server.
You are not obliged to accept cookies. If you wish, you can set your web browser to notify you before you receive a cookie so you have the chance to accept it. You can also set your web browser to refuse to receive or send all cookies.
Which cookies do we use?
We use the following strictly necessary cookies on our website:
Purpose: The ‘addthis’ cookie is associated with the facility to permit content sharing through social media sites.
Accepting, restricting, blocking or deleting cookies
If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set by any websites, you can generally do this through your browser settings.
Some examples are shown:
1. Choose the menu ‘Tools’ then ‘Internet Options’
2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
3. Select the setting the appropriate setting.
1. Go to the Safari menu.
2. Scroll and click on the Preferences.
3. Click the ‘Security’ tab.
4. Select the appropriate setting.
1. Click on ‘Tools’ in the menu bar
2. Scroll and click on ‘Options’
3. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
4. From the drop down box select ‘Use custom setting for history’
5. Select the appropriate setting.
For more information please refer to the International Chamber of Commerce UK’s (“ICC”) cookie guide click here.
You can also visit www.allaboutcookies.org (run by the Interactive Marketing Bureau) which contains step-by-step guidance on how cookies can be switched off by users.