Last updated: 07/2018
What Are Cookies
A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive or tablet or mobile device. When you visit our sites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.
This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.
- Keeping you signed in
- Understanding how you use our site
- As part of payment processing
The Cookies We Set
We use two types of cookies, which we describe in this section.
- Essential – These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site (often called session cookies – these expire when a browser is closed) and process a payment through Stripe.
- Analytical/performance cookies.They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it in an aggregate and anonymised way. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. Our site uses Google Analytics and cookies associated with that service. Google Analytics is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution. Information on these cookies can be found on the Google Analytics Webpage.
If we introduce additional cookies to improve your experience of our Site, we will update the list above accordingly. Please check back frequently to see any such updates or changes. By continuing to use our Site after such changes have been posted, we’ll assume that you agree to our use of the additional cookies.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
If you would like to find out more about privacy, cookies and their use on the internet, you may find the following links useful:
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.
However, if you are still looking for more information, please do not hesitate to contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org