Cookie policy

What is a cookie?

We make use of cookies on this website. A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie or browser cookie, is a simple, small item of data that is sent along with pages from this website and stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. The information stored on it can be sent back to our servers the next time you visit the site. Cookies are developed as a reliable mechanism for websites to remember things a browser/user has done in the past.

Types of cookies

There are three types of cookies:

  • functional cookies - these are used solely for the proper functioning of the website (e.g. remembering whether someone is logged in);
  • analytical cookies - these are used to monitor the number of visitors and their behaviour on the website;
  • tracking cookies - these are used to track visitors across one or more websites.

Cookie use

Only functional and analytical cookies are placed on this website. No tracking cookies are placed.

Use of functional cookies

  • To remember if someone has clicked away/hidden the cookie notice.
  • On the contact form as part of anti-spam measures.

Use of analytical cookies

  • To gain insight into the number of visitors and their behaviour. We use Google Analytics for this.

Google Analytics

The US company Google places a cookie via our website, as part of its "Analytics" service. We use this service to track and receive reports on how visitors use the website. This enables us to keep track of how many individual, unique users we have and how often they visit the website.

The information that Google collects is made anonymous as much as possible. Google may also provide this information to third parties if required to do so by law or if such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. We have no control over this. We have not allowed Google to use the analytics information obtained for other Google services.

For further information, please read the Google Analytics privacy policy statement.

Enabling and disabling cookies and their removal

More information on enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or by using your browser's Help function.

Cookies are not harmful to your computer and cannot transmit viruses or access the user's personal contact information.