Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

This website uses cookies, as almost all websites do. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make the website work as you'd expect. Let us see how our visitors got here, ie via a search engine (google), from another website or direct.

We DO NOT use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information
  • Collect any sensitive information
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

 You can learn more about the cookies used on this site below

Granting us permission to use cookies

When you access the site the 'cookie control' user interface developed by civic uk is triggered.  The cookie control tool uses Geolocation by geoPlugin.

We take your continued use of the website to indicate that you are fine with this. 

Testing suggests that the website will work with cookies disabled, however, we cannot guarantee this.

Cookies used on this site 

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Ensures that the site works correctly

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These Cookies are used by Google Analytics to provide us with information on visitors to the site, eg no of unique visitors, how they got here (search engine, another website, or direct) and where in the world they are. 


For more information on how google analytics uses data click here

To opt out of google analytics click here

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Cookie Control provides a link to our Cookie Policy which gives information on how Cookies are used on the site.

An indication of its use is the triangular shaped icon with a cog inside. Clicking on this allows the user to revise their information on Cookies.

Writes a cookie to indicate cookie status.

More about Cookies

 To learn more about cookies visit all about cookies. It contains general information on what cookies are and what they are not, and provides some information on how to configure your browser (eg Chrome, Fireox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari etc) to allow/disallow cookies.

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 affect your internet use as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that your concerns around 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.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.