Privacy & Cookie Policy

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. No form of digital communication via the internet can be completely secure. In order to mitigate against unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online in accordance with the GDPR. We have procedures and systems in place to protect your data once we have received it.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

How we use cookies

We use traffic log cookies (Such as Google Analytics) to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer, or to manage the types of cookies you will allow. This may, however, prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. As there are many different web browsers, please consult your own web browser settings to manage cookies. There are many online resources to tell you how to amend your browser’s cookie settings.

If at any time you change your mind about our use of cookies after accepting them, please consult your own web browser settings to manage cookies.

Cookies used on our websites

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. These cookies enable us to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

_ga
This is a Google Analytics cookie that registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how you use the website. It is retained for 2 years.

_gat
This is a Google Analytics Session cookie used to throttle request rate which is removed when you quit your browser.

_gid
This is a Google Analytics Session cookie used to generate statistical data on how you use the website which is removed when you quit your browser.

Collect
This is a Google Analytics Session cookie used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior which is removed when you quit your browser.

_gd#
This is a marketing Pixel cookie that is used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to covert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites. This cookie is removed when you quit your browser.

cookie_notice_accepted
This unclassified HTTP cookie remembers the visitor has accepted the use of cookies and is retained for 29 days.

swpm_session
This necessary HTTP session cookie is removed when you quit your browser.

Third parties such as search engines, advertising organisations, and organisations whose content may have been embedded within website pages such as YouTube and social media networks may also use cookies over which we have no control. These are likely to be Statistics or Marketing cookies. You can amend the settings in your browser to limit third party tracking.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over external websites. Therefore, we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.