Privacy and Use of Cookies

Cookies may be used by this website for the purposes of gathering statistics. Personal information is not collected by such cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file put in your browser when you visit a web page. It can track how you use our site and help us to make improvements, but they don’t tell us who you are.

Why are cookies used?

We may use cookies to help us understand how people find and use the site, which pages are most popular, how many pages people typically look at, etc. These cookies are operated by third parties (e.g. Sitemeter) on our behalf. These cookies may tell us which country or region your are in but are otherwise anonymous and do not contain or collect any information that identifies you.

The cookies may be able to tell us if you have arrived at the website by following a link on another site. If you have arrived from search engine results, the cookies may be able to tell what you were searching for. This information is useful to us in helping us to understand how people reach the site and what information they are looking for. It helps us to make improvements to the site. Such information is not used for other purposes and does not identify you.

What about cookies from other sites?

If you click links to other web sites linked from this site, those sites may use their own cookies.

Sitemeter’s analytics service is partly funded by using SpecificClick cookies. These do not identify you personally or harm your computer but they may occasionally result in you seeing advertisements on other websites that are intended to reflect your interests.

What should I do about cookies?

Cookies of this sort are not harmful to your computer and can improve your online experience by recognising you when you return to a web site or remembering your previous purchases, etc.

If you are fine about this, we would suggest that you take no action and allow cookies to be used. Your consent to these cookies being used will be implied.

If you are unhappy about the use of cookies you can, if you wish, set your web browser (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.) not to accept them or to delete them.

For more information about cookies, including how to delete or control them, follow this link:

For information about ‘online behavioural advertising’, follow this link:

A useful tool for controlling which cookies to allow and which to block is the Cookie Monster add-on for the Firefox web browser.

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