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What Does This Policy Cover?

This Cookie Policy applies to information collected through your use of our website, with instruments known as ‘cookies’.

What Do We Use Cookies For?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser (for example, Internet Explorer or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. We use cookies to make our website easier to use and to better tailor our products to your interests and needs. They help our website recognise your device and remember information about your visit like your preferences, settings and how you use our website.

What Cookie Types Do We Use?

Our cookies are either first party or third party. Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are placed directly by us, while other parties we may do business with set third party cookies. These third parties collect data directly from your web browser and the processing of this data is subject to their own privacy policies.

Cookies are either:

Session cookies – which allow websites to link your actions during a browser session. We may use these for a variety of purposes such as remembering what you clicked on, on the previous page visited. These session cookies expire after a browser session so would not be stored longer term; or

Persistent cookies – which are stored on your device in between browser sessions and allow your preferences or actions across a site (or in some cases across different websites) to be remembered. These cookies do not expire once the browsing session closes and remain on your device until an expiration date set by the source of the cookie.

What Are The Categories Of The Cookies We Use?

Essential cookies: These cookies are essential to make our website work correctly, they enable you to move around our website and use our features. These cookies are necessary for the provision of our services and if you do not want us to collect such information, you must cease using our website immediately.

Performance cookies: These cookies help us understand how you interact with our website, by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the website, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of our website.

Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember if you have previously visited our site or the choices you make (such as your username, language, region or preferences) to provide a more personalised online experience.

Targeting/Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may be used to deliver targeted advertising or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement.

What Are The Cookies We Use and Why?

_ga: Google Analytics uses this cookie to distinguish the people using our website. Each visitor is given a unique reference number when they reach our website. Google then collects data from our visitors, such as the pages they view and the type of device they are using. All data collected is anonymous and cannot be used to identify our visitors.

_gat: Google Analytics uses this cookie to control the transmission of collected data to itself.

Referral Tracking: We use cookies to associate user activity from that referred the user to our website – to find out more, please visit

How Do You Manage Cookies?

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. You can change the settings to manage cookies being sent to your device.

More Information

Hopefully this Cookie Policy has clarified things for you. If there is something that you are not sure whether you need or not, it is usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

For more information, please contact Joe Wainwright by phone 0116 218 3933.

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