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How do I disable cookies?
With most web browsers it is possible to configure your Internet browser so that it can refuse new cookies, prompt you to accept a cookie or disable cookies altogether. How you do this will depend on the Internet browser you use. Be advised that, by refusing to accept our cookies our website may not operate correctly. For further details on cookies we recommend that you visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies In Use on This Site
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website work as you'd expect
- Personalise our site to you to help you get what you need faster
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
- You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
More about our Cookies
- Determining if you are logged in or not
- Tailoring content to your needs
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
The list below describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. We use an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
First Party Cookies
These are cookies that are set by this website directly.
Our websites uses Joomla CMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with Joomla, and whether you have logged into Joomla. We use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you, if you are a registered user, and we deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then some functionality on the site will not work.
More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html
Third Party Cookies
These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set, for example, by Facebook and Twitter and also by the weather reporting widgets. In order to implement these functions and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.