In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.
As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.
We may collect information automatically when you visit the Website, using cookies.
The cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit.
You can choose, below, not to allow cookies. If you do, however, if you do, it could have a negative impact on the usability of the website compared to if you allow cookies.
The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.
Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647 (Chrome);
(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
These cookies monitor how visitors move around the Website and how they reach it. This is used so that we can see total figures on which types of content users enjoy most, for instance.
You can opt out of these if you want:
Third-party service cookies
Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them.
- Facebook http://www.facebook.com/
- Twitter https://twitter.com/
- YouTube https://www.google.com/
- Google+ https://www.google.com/
We sell space on our website to advertisers so you can enjoy our content for free.
As part of this, we use services to help us and advertisers understand what adverts you might be interested in.
These cookies hold information about the computer – they don’t hold personal information about you (ie it’s not linked to you as an individual). But they might hold a record of what other websites you have looked at.
Below are the services we use and how you can control those cookies. Please note that disabling advertising cookies won’t mean that you are not served any advertising. It means that it will not be tailored to your interests.
a) Google Adsense (ad partner) https://support.google.com/
Other advertising management cookies
Advertisements on the Website are provided by other organisations. Our advertising partners will issue advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you, based on information about your visit to the Website and other websites. In order to do this, our advertising partner may need to place a cookie on your computer. These cookies hold information about the computer – they don’t hold personal information about you (ie it’s not linked to you as an individual).
Please note that turning off advertising cookies won’t mean that you are not served any advertising merely that it will not be tailored to your interests.