Cookies

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are tiny files downloaded to your computer that improve your experience. This site uses cookies, a common practice with almost all professional websites. This describes what information they gather, how we use them and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored; however, this may downgrade or “break” certain elements of the site’s functionality. For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you not disable cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in disabling certain functionality and features of a site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If this site offers a newsletter or email subscription services, cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed and unsubscribed users. When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third-Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following details which third-party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics, one of the most trusted analytics solutions on the web, to help us understand 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 engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Third-party analytics track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, the following social media sites including Twitter and Facebook will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

We hope this clarifies things for you and, as was previously mentioned, if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need, it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled on our site. However, if you still would like more information, please contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.