Cookie policy

This page explains our policy for, and attitude to, cookies. The official bit follows below but the plain English summary is here:

Basically we don’t track anything personal about you and you’re effectively anonymous whilst on our web site.

We do track anonymous figures about our visitors like where they come from, how they arrive at our site and what pages they visit. By using this site you are giving your approval.

Your web browser has ways of blocking cookies so please read the relevant help section if you’re unhappy and not sure how to do this.

Direct/first party cookies

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Third-party cookies

There are links to third-party web sites here. They may set ccokies and collect information about you.

Useful resources

http://www.aboutcookies.org/ - guide to deleting and controlling cookies

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie - Wikipedia’s explanation of cookies

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2011/1208/made - the EU cookie law itself