What Are Cookies
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site accepts cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your device, to improve your experience. This page describes what knowledge they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can check these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.
For more common information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by changing the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will modify the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will normally result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is suggested that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set
Email newsletters related cookies
This site offers newsletter or email approval services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already enrolled and whether to show certain notifications which might only be confirmed to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
Surveys related cookies
Forms related cookies
When you submit data to in a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to get your user details for future correspondence.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most common and trusted analytics solution on the web for supporting us to know how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce appealing content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the standard Google Analytics page.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is presented. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to guarantee that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users like the most.
The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more related ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.
For more information on Google AdSense see the standard Google AdSense privacy FAQ.
Several partners advertise on our support and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our associate sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to give any bonus that they may give you for making a purchase.