Cookies are text files which some websites place on your computer. These are used in a number of ways, for example - in an online shop so that you can add items to your basket (and if you leave and return it will remember what is in your basket), and in other instances preferences and user information is stored so that when you return to a site it “remembers” you and prevents you having to log in again.
1. Cookies Directly from this Website
The only cookies generated by this website are for basic functionaility and also to make the site easier to edit by the site administrators. Currently the only cookies used by this website provide the below functions. In addition these cookies do not collect any personal or sensitive information about you.
To keep a user logged in during a session. This means that the site editors don’t have to continually login each time they change page or return to visit the site after viewing another site.
To automatically log a user/editor in, if they have previously clicked 'Remember me' when logging in. This makes it quicker to login to visit and edit the site rather than retype the username and password each time they visit the site to login.
2. Anonymous Analytics Cookies & Other Third Party Cookies
Whenever someone visits this website an anonymous analytics cookie is generated by third party analytics software (Google Analytics). The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. No personal or sensitive information is collected through these cookies and they help us see which pages of the site are most popular and can be used to help us to improve the site. Click here for Google’s privacy information.
Some pages of this website may feature social media sharing functions – such as Facebook and Twitter, or embedded Youtube videos. If you use these functions on this site you may be sent cookies from these websites. As these are third party cookies we do not have any control over how the third party uses them so we suggest you check the relevant third-party websites.
3. Controlling Cookies
Your web browser will have an option for restricting or allowing cookies, usually within the preferences or settings menu. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.