Cookie Policy


We do not collect information about individuals, except where this is specifically stated and provided with your knowledge.

We do collect non-specific visitor information by means of JavaScript based web stats. This information is related to your browser and operating system and does not include any personal details.

Cookies

We may also use “cookies” which help us to track basic visitor information in order that we can better tailor the site to your needs. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can disable this function by changing your browser settings if you so wish.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text-only strings of information that a website transfers to a file on your computer’s hard disk used by your internet browser so that the website can remember who you are.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. Cookies may be used in the following ways:

to help us recognise you as a unique visitor (just a number) when you return to our website and to allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests. to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website for you. We cannot identify you personally in this way.

How cookies help you

By using cookies we will be able to see how our website is being used. This means that we will be able to identify the most popular areas of the website and make it easier for you to access them. They may also help us to be more efficient as we can learn what information is important to you.

How to manage and delete your cookies

There are a number of ways to manage cookies. If you use different computers in different locations you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

You can easily delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser and you can also stop cookies being stored on your computer in future. In order to do this you should refer to your browser’s instructions by clicking “help” in your browser menu, or see our instructions covering the main browsers below.

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

 

Windows PC

Internet Explorer 8

  1. Click “Safety” on the Command bar
  2. Select “Delete Browsing History”
  3. Select the option for cookies and click Delete
  4. Alternatively, Internet Explorer 8’s new InPrivate browsing feature allows users to browse the internet without recording information from visited sites (including cookies).

To use InPrivate mode:

  1. Click “Safety” on the Command bar
  2. Select “InPrivate Browsing”

Internet Explorer 7.x

  1. Exit Internet Explorer 7, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer
  2. Click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl, and then press ENTER
  3. On the General tab, click Delete under Browsing History in the Internet Properties dialog box
  4. In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, click Delete Cookies
  5. In the Delete Cookies dialog box, click Yes.

Internet Explorer (all other versions)

Internet Explorer saves cookies in more than one location, depending on the version of the browser and the version of Microsoft Windows being used.

The best way to find and delete them is to close Internet Explorer then use your file management software (such as Windows Explorer) and search for a folder called ‘cookies’.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on Tools, then Options (or Edit | Preferences on Linux)
  2. Select Privacy
  3. In the Cookies panel, click on Show Cookies
  4. To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the Remove Cookie button
  5. To remove all cookies click on the Remove All Cookies button

Mozilla

  1. Choose Cookie Manager from the Tools menu.
  2. Choose Manage Stored Cookies.
  3. Remove any cookie from the list, or remove all cookies.

Mozilla Firebird

  1. Click on Tools, then Options
  2. Select the Privacy icon in the left-hand panel
  3. Click on Cookies
  4. Click on Stored Cookies
  5. To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the Remove Cookie button
  6. To remove all cookies click on the Remove All Cookies button

Netscape Navigator

7.x & 6.x

  1. Choose Cookie Manager from the Tools menu.
  2. Choose Manage Stored Cookies.
  3. Remove any cookie from the list, or remove all cookies.

4.x

In Netscape, all cookies are stored into one file, called Cookies.txt, in the user preferences folder, making them easy to find and delete. The folder can be located by using your file management software to search your hard

disk drive for “cookies.txt”.

Users of Netscape Navigator 4.x may also stop cookies from being written to the hard drive, by making the cookies file read only. However, even if the browser can’t “write” cookies to the hard drive, it can still cache them, and it may create a new cookie file.

Opera

  1. To delete all cookies at the end of every session, select it in the privacy settings under Tools > Preferences.
  2. Click on Manage cookies to delete specific cookies or cookies from specific domains.
  3. To delete all cookies immediately, go to Delete private data on the Tools menu.

Google Chrome

  1. Click on the Tools menu and select Options
  2. Click the “Under the Hood” tab and locate the “Security” section
  3. In the “Cookie settings” section, click the “Show cookies” button.
  4. Select “Remove all” to delete all cookies from the list (alternatively, you can remove all cookies created within a specific time period by selecting the “Clear browsing data” option in the Tools menu).
  5. To delete a specific cookie, simply select the website that set the cookie from the list and click on “Remove”.
  6. Click on the Close button when you’ve finished.

Deepnet Explorer 1.1+

  1. Choose Tools and then Internet Options
  2. Click the Privacy tab
  3. Move the slider to choose your preferred settings.

 

Apple Macintosh

Internet Explorer

  1. Choose Preferences from Explorer menu
  2. Select Receiving Files options
  3. Select Cookies
  4. Select the Cookies to be deleted from the list
  5. Press Delete button

Mozilla

  1. Choose Cookie Manager from the Tools menu.
  2. Choose Manage Stored Cookies.
  3. Remove any cookie from the list, or remove all cookies.

Netscape Navigator

  1. Choose Cookie Manager from the Tools menu.
  2. Choose Manage Stored Cookies.
  3. Remove any cookie from the list, or remove all cookies.

Safari 1.0

  1. Choose Preferences from Safari menu
  2. Select Security icon
  3. Press Show Cookies button
  4. Select the Cookies to be deleted from the list
  5. Press Delete button

Opera

  1. To delete all cookies at the end of every session, select it in the privacy settings under Opera > Preferences
  2. Click on Manage cookies to delete specific cookies or cookies from specific domains.
  3. To delete all cookies immediately, go to Delete private data on the Tools menu.

 

Other

WebTV

  1. From the Home page, select Help
  2. Select Utilities Tool
  3. Select Reset Cookies
  4. Power off the WebTV for 60 seconds
  5. Cookies should be deleted when you turn the WebTV back on again

MSNTV2

  1. From the Home page, select Settings
  2. Select Web Appearance and Security
  3. Select Delete Cookies