Cookie Policy

The site contains cookies.

biscuit 2110584 1920 1On all of our sites we use cookies - a small piece of data stored on your computer's hard drive. The purpose of the cookies is to improve your experience of the site and so we can tell if you revisit the site Cookies are also used to tell us how many people have visited the site, what pages they looked at and for how long.

CookieIf you click on the cookies symbol on the bottom left of the page you can choose to accept or decline cookies for this site with the buttons at the top of the page.

We may use Google Analytics and/or Statcounter.

On those sites for which we use Cloudflare as a Content Distribution Network (CDN) cookies may be used to record statistics of visitors and where possible originating location.

On those sites for which we use a Content Management System (CMS) like Joomla or Wordpress cookies may be used to improve the usability and functionality of the site. This also applies to those sites where we have used Paypal for processing payments for goods and/or services. Some of these cookies may be described as strictly necessary for instance:

We use these cookies to…

  • Remember things like information you've entered on order forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session
  • Identify you as being logged in to one of our sites, where that facility exists.

If you do not want to accept that your computer receives and stores cookies, you can alter your security settings on your web browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari etc.). However, please note that certain parts of our sites may not work if your browser does not allow cookies. Thus, your reading experience of our sites may be affected negatively by removing and not allowing cookies. If you wish to alter your cookie settings, by going to your browsers settings, below are short instructions for how to do this in the four most popular browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer — Click the 'Tools' icon in the top right hand corner and select 'Internet options'. In the pop up window select the 'Privacy' tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.

Google Chrome — Click the spanner in the top right hand corner and select 'Settings'. From here select 'Under the hood' and change the settings under 'Privacy'. You might find the extensions "Do Not Track" and "Do Not Track Plus" useful

Mozilla Firefox — From the drop down menu in the top left hand corner select 'Options'. In the pop up window select the 'Privacy' tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.

Safari — From the settings drop down menu in the top right hand corner select 'Preferences'. Select the 'Security' tab and from here you can adjust your cookie settings.

On a few of our sites we use third-party advertising companies (Tradedoubler, Google Adsense) to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In order to do this, our advertising partners may place a cookie (a small text file) on your computer. If you would like more information about this type of targeted advertising, about the use of cookies in such practice, and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by Tradedoubler, click here.

Further information on cookies

  • Information about cookies - Useful information about cookies can be found at:
  • Internet Advertising Bureau - A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at:

Philip Williams