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Privacy and Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they benefit you, this page describes how we treat the information provided by visitors, what other information we gather and how we use it, why we sometimes need to store “cookies” and how to prevent this.

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • 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
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below


Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.


More about our Cookies,

Website Function Cookies and Our own cookies,we use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering if we have already asked you certain questions (e.g. you declined to use our app or take our survey)

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.


Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties


Social Website Cookies

So you can easily  like or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.


Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called  analytics programs also tell us if how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use:

  • Google Analytics – For more information Google Analytics website.
  • WordPress Stats
  • Getclicky.com – For more information click here



Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites 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.



__utma32 years from set / update.Google Analytics - Identifying Unique Visitors - This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to this site from the web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits this site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to this site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.
__utmb330 minutes from set / update.Google Analytics - Determining Visitor Session - This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with this site. When a user views a page on this site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on your site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on your site for longer than 30 minutes.
__utmc3SessionGoogle Analytics - Determining Visitor Session - This cookie operates in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user, this cookie if written and will expire when the user exits the browser.
_qca25 yearsWordpress Jetpack -  Stats module using external JavaScrip from Quantcast's privacy policyThis cookie may use your computer’s IP address, pixel code, referring HTTP location, current HTTP location, search string, time of the access, browser’s time, any searches made on this website, and other statistics in order to analyze Log Data from different websites and combine it with other non Personally Identifiable Information to produce the Reports that are made available on the Quantcast.com Site
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Google Analytics32 years from set / update.Google Analytics uses this cookie name
privacy-and-cookie-policy11 yearWordpress Cookie Law - When a visitor has accepted the website cookies on the cookie info bar.
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Some of the cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet


To delete the cookies please click on this link Delete Cookies or use the browser specific instructions below to block or remove them.


Trademarks and logos

Any of the trademarks or logos either used or cited on this site are the property of their respective owners.


Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy without prior notice.


Contact us

Please contact us with any Questions, comments or requests relating to our privacy policy using here.