Cookies Policy

COOKIES AND HOW THEY BENEFIT YOU

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.
 Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites, they:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Personalise our site to you to help you get what you need faster
  • Continuously improve our website for you

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

GRANTING US PERMISSION TO USE COOKIES
If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

OUR OWN COOKIES
We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
  • Showing you which pages you have recently visited
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site
  • Tailoring content to your needs
  • Remembering your preferences such as colours, text size and layout
  • Remembering if we have already asked you certain questions (e.g. you declined to use our app or take our survey)

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

THIRD PARTY FUNCTIONS
Our business operates using functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video on our website. We use the following providers:

YouTube – Privacy Policy powers the videos on our site
Google – Privacy Policy. We use Google for emails, file storage, online forms
SiteGround – Privacy Policy.Provide web hosting and domain services for us.
CloudFlare – Privacy Policy. Provide connectivity and DNS protection services for us.
A2 Hosting – Privacy-Policy. Provide web hosting and domain services for us.
Fasthosts – Privacy Policy.Provide web hosting and domain services for us.
GoDaddy – Privacy Policy. Provide web hosting and domain services for us.
MailChimp – Privacy Policy. Provides mailing list functionality.
Disabling these cookies may break the functions offered by these third parties

SOCIAL WEBSITE COOKIES
So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:
AddThis – Privacy Policy provide us with lots of sharing buttons all in one neat package.

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use:
Google Analytics – Privacy Policy

Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.