What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file, which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic, or lets the website know whether or not you have visited that website before; this can allow the website to respond to you as an individual, by tailoring its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.


We use traffic log cookies on our website to help identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website by tailoring it to customer needs; we only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.


Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies, and will have been asked to do so upon your first visit to our site.

Cookies deployed by our website:

  • ensure that functionality operates as intended;

  • remember your choices and preferences during and between visits;

  • allow you to share pages via social network widgets like Facebook and Twitter;

  • allow you to interact with our website by leaving comments or opinions;

  • allow you to post enquiries via the website’s Anti-Spam enquiry form;

  • track your visit for statistical analysis, allowing us to improve the usability, speed and security of our website.


Cookies are not deployed to:

  • collect any personal identifiable information;

  • collect any sensitive information;

  • pass data to advertising networks;

  • pass personally identifiable information to third parties;

  • pay sales commissions.

How do we use cookies on our site?

Analytical Tracking 
Our website has Google Analytics installed, which allows us to track and compile anonymous visitor statistics. The information collected ranges from simple traffic volume to the type of browser you are viewing our website with. This information is valuable to us, not just for marketing analysis and quantification, but to improve the usability, security and load speed of our website content. Google Analytics is a popular, secure, flagship webmaster product from Google. The privacy and security of Google Analytics is a high priority at Google, that you can read more about on Google’s Analytics Data Safeguarding page, found here.

Google also offer a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on that will allow you to automatically opt-out of all websites that track your activity via Google Analytics. This can be downloaded from here.

No personal information is collected by Google Analytics.


Cookie Consent Check
Upon your first visit to our website, you will be asked to accept or decline cookies being deployed by the website. In order for our website to remember your choice of opting-in, we store an anonymous cookie to remove the cookie banner for 28 days. This cookie will not be stored if you opt-out of receiving cookies. If you have opted-in, but wish to remove the cookies deployed by our website, please clear your cookies from within your browser settings.
Our website, either in full or in part, is built using the company utilise cookies to allow visitors to register, login and comment on our website content. They also deploy cookies for security reasons and to allow them to perform analytics.

Enquiry Forms
Visitors can choose to contact us via enquiry form(s) on the website. In order to prevent spam enquiries, we protect our forms with a ‘CAPTCHA’ challenge to ensure the submission is from a living person, rather than a computer bot. This CAPTCHA challenge creates a cookie that is only used to check the input response from the user is correct. The CAPTCHA cookie does not store any other information from your enquiry.

Google Maps/Places
Our website may have our Google Maps/Places profile embedded within an iframe. Google Maps creates cookies that enable the functionality of their powerful mapping software. No personal information is stored or shared on the cookies deployed by Google Maps/Places.

What cookies does our website deploy?

The table below lists all the cookies deployed by our site.