A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to create reports. This information is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
The only analytics cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their site so that they can improve it.
Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our website.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the website before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, Google Maps, Bing Webmaster Tools, Live Chat and YouTube.
We also use technology to determine how people who phone us arrived on our website (e.g. from a search engine). This is to help us to identify how people heard about us. Please be aware that if you call us, using a phone number on the website we can potentially tell how you arrived on our website. Again this ultimately helps us keep down costs for you.
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.
You can control and delete cookies as you wish - for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can remove all cookies that are already on your computer, and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to adjust some preferences manually every time you visit a website, and therefore some services and functionalities may not work.