Last updated: 25 August 2018
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.
Website Visitor Tracking
This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. THis is used for Google Analytics and Bing webmastering tools which tells us how many users have visited these pages. We also use AWstats to record visitor numbers.
No personal information about you is downloaded, stored or recorded
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Cookies used (all 3rd Party)
|Name of Cookie||value||Purpose||Duration|
|_ga||GA1.3.940802774.1486645802||Used through Google Analytics to view age use, visits and number of visitors.||3 months|
|cookiesDirective||1||Used to ensure users are aware of the Cookies Policy and details of the GDPR regulations||30 days|
|AWSUSER_ID||Random key of letters and numbers||AWStats is another way to measure website usage||10,000 hours|
|AWSSESSION_ID||Random key of letters and numbers||AWStats is another way to measure website usage||Less than one day|
No other cookies are used
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.