Cookie Policy records statistical data and uses Cookies to improve site performance. uses Cookies within the login pages to store information once an individual has logged in, which it remembers the next time a user visits that section, meaning additional login attempts would not be needed unless user has logged out. The effect of this is intended to save time for the user, as it removes the need to login on each occasion that they visit our site. Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies. Each user had the ability within their browser settings to turn off the automatic acceptance of Cookies. However, this may create issues when using Unless a user’s browser is set to refuse all Cookies, we will issue Cookies each time a user logs on to our site.

Statistical data logs user’s statistical data, such as IP address, the type of operating systems used and browser types used. This is not connected to personal information, meaning user information is kept strictly anonymous but helps us learn about how people interact with our site, and so we can make improvements based on the information.

Third­party services

We aim to be as transparent as possibly when it comes to our Cookie policy. We use third­party software and plug­ins in our collection of anonymous statistical data. We do not use Cookies to track your interests and retarget you on other websites with targeted advertising.

We use Google Analytics to anonymously track users’ interactions with our site, record collective visitor numbers for stat reporting and to understand our users’ demographics so we can tailor content to suit the appropriate audience. Google Analytics does not collect your personal data. To learn more about Google's data policy, visit their website We use Facebook’s secure authentication system which allows users to register and login via their Facebook account. We store this Cookie for 90 days. We do not store your data and cannot post to your Facebook account or access your data. To learn more about Facebook’s third party privacy policy, visit their website­