We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They aid us in improving the Site and enable deliver a better and more personalised experience. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate. They enable us:
- to estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
- to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize / optimise the Site according to preferences;
- to speed up your searches; and
- to recognise you when you return to the Site.
The main cookies that we use provide us with valuable data about our website. These are from Google Analytics and are completely anonymous, telling us information such as how many people have visited our website and which pages are the most popular. This allows us to ensure that our website is doing its job in the best way and make improvements to help you use the site. This is very useful information for us, but if you would like to opt out, you can do so at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We may, at times, link to other websites such as our clients and associates. We’re quite sure that they use the same kind of cookies but as these sites are not controlled by us, we can not guarantee the cookies that they are using and suggest that you read their privacy policies to be absolutely clear.
We hope that you are comfortable with this, but if you are unhappy with cookies being used, the best approach is to turn it off in your browser settings so that they are not used on any website. To do this, you can go to your privacy settings in either Tools or Options depending on your browser.