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Cookie policy

We use cookies on our website. You’ll find a notice about this on our homepage as well, which also links back to this policy.

If you use this website after we’ve displayed the notice to you, we will treat this as your consent to our use of cookies for the purposes that we’ve explained below in our policy.

We last updated our policy on April 29, 2020.

1. Information about cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website.

There are 4 different types of cookies:

  1. Strictly-necessary cookies (required for the website to run). These allow you to do things like log in securely.
  2. Performance cookies (which measure how many visitors use our site, which pages they visit and how they interact with the site). These help us to improve our website.
  3. Functionality cookies (which remember specific visitor’s preferences for the way they use our site, e.g. language settings or font size).
  4. Targeting/advertising cookies (these collect information about individual visitors that enable us, or third parties, to provide relevant advertisements to those who have visited our site)

Our website may use each type of cookie in order to:

  1. Make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable
  2. Improve our services
  3. Recognise you whenever you visit this website and distinguish you from other users of our site
  4. Obtain information about your preferences and use of our site
  5. Provide you with advertising that is tailored to your interests
  6. Carry out research and data analysis to help us to improve our content and services and to better understand our customer preferences and interests

Your web browser places cookies on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about you.

We have set out specific details of the cookies we use on our site in section 4 below.

2. Third-party cookies

Like many other websites, third parties may also set cookies on our website. These third parties are responsible for the cookies they set on our site and we have no control over them. For further information on how their cookies policies work, please visit their websites.

3. Managing cookies

You can manage cookies yourself.

You can set your web browser to refuse cookies, delete cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

You will need to visit the web browser’s site to manage, but for ease we have provided links to popular browsers below:

  1. Google Chrome:
  2. Microsoft Firefox:
  3. Microsoft Internet Explorer:
  4. Apple Safari:

For further information about cookies and how to manage or disable them please go to:

Please also note that if you change/block cookies then:

  1. some parts of our website may not function properly or as well as they otherwise might;
  2. changes will apply across all websites that you visit (unless you choose to block cookies only from particular websites); and
  3. the settlings that you change will only apply on the device on which you change the settings and will not apply across all other devices that you use.

4. Specific details

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s previous visits to our website or other websites.

Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads you based on your visit to our sites and/or other sites on the Internet.

You may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting by visiting

We have set out in the table below details of each of the cookies on our site, a description of what they do and, where relevant, external links that provide more information about them:

Cookie NameDescriptionExternal Information (if relevant)
Google AnalyticsWe use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information.Google’s privacy policy:
Double- ClickWe use a Double-Click which uses a cookie to track on our site to measure the effectiveness of advertising we have placed on other sites
Google OptimizeWe use Google Optimize to test different versions of the website to improve its performance. The Google Optimize cookies allow Google to track the different versions.Google’s privacy policy:
StripeWe process payments through Stripe. The cookies allows us to do so securely.Stripe’s privacy policy:
Add ThisWe use Add This for our social sharing icons. Their cookie tracks clicks on these share buttons.Add This’s privacy policy:
TwitterWe have an embedded Twitter feed on the site which are hosted by Twitter and uses a cookie. The cookie will allow Twitter to track that you have visited this site.Twitter’s privacy policy:
YouTubeWe have an embedded YouTube videos in the site which are hosted by YouTube and uses a cookie. The cookie will allow YouTube to track that you have visited this site.