What are Cookies & why do I need them?

Thank you for visiting our website. Under EU law we are required to inform you about cookies we may have transferred to your computer. A Cookie is a text file that a website places onto a your computer and which stores information specfic to your visit. Cookies are used to make the site easier to use, and if you choose to refuse Cookies it may affect the functionality of the website.

When someone visits this website we collect details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. We collect this information in a way that does not identify anyone and we do not make any attempt to find out your identity. If we want to collect personally identifiable information we will inform you about it and make it clear what use will be made of it.

How does this website use Cookies?

Content Management System (CMS) - The software that runs this website may transfer a temporary cookie or cookies to keep track of your visit and also some persitent cookies (these are stored for a period of time and then deleted automatically). Some CMS cookies are used to help us to see the number of visitors to the site but we do not collect personal data from these.Visitor Behaviour - So that we can measure the popularity of pages, where people come from and other general statistics, we also use Google Analytics to track new and repeat visitors but this software does not have any information about who you are.

Please see the Google Analytics Privacy Policy if you want to know more.


Functionality - We use some functionality based cookies to help the site function properly. A JPaneSliders cookie is used to  control menus and animations. Refusing these these might change the way ou website looks and/or behaves. These cookies are NOT used for targeted advertising.

Video - These cookies are placed on your computer by the respective video streaming websites - find out more from the respective privacy policies: YouTube Privacy Policy & Vimeo Privacy Policy


Accept Cookies - If you accept cookies, this decision generates a cookie which is stored for a set period of time (usually 1 year), when it will be automatically deleted and you will be asked again if you wish to accept cookies from the site.


How can I manage Cookies on my own computer?

Your Browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or IE, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari etc.) has an option which will allow you to remove Cookies that have been stored on your computer (it is usually called  'Tools'). Sometimes this is in the same place where you view your History. Use your Browser's Help facility if you are unsure where you can go to delete cookies.

Your Privacy

Cookies used on this site do not contain any information that, alone, would allow us to identify you.

Any information collected is anonymous and generalised except where you provide your details via a form.

Personal information you provide to us will not be passed to any third party except where we are required to by law (e.g. in the case of a request from law enforcement agencies).

Any e-mail addresses/names left in comments or mentioned in e-mails sent to us will be kept private and not shared with third-parties without your permission.

We respect your privacy at all times.