What are ‘cookies’?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by the browser (eg Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to recognise a user and respond appropriately.
- determining whether you are logged in or not;
- remembering your search settings;
- improving the speed and security of our site;
- allowing you to add comments to our site.
The cookies we use are not permanently placed on your device; they are ‘session cookies’ which expire after a limited amount of time.
- 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.
Third party cookies
- YouTube powers the videos on our site.
Disabling these cookies will probably break the functions offered by these third parties.
Turning cookies off
Modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings can usually be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. The ‘Help’ option in your browser will provide more details.
Remember, turning cookies off will probably limit the functionality of our website (and most other websites).
Perhaps your concerns about cookies relate to so-called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. You can learn more about managing cookies with anti-spyware software here: http://www.attacat.co.uk/resources/cookies/how-to-control-your-online-privacy
You can find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet here:
You can find further legal information about privacy issues here:
To contact us about cookies please email: firstname.lastname@example.org