Cookies and how they Benefit You
Our cookies help us:
Make our website work as you'd expect
Save you having to login every time you visit the site
Improve the speed/security of the site
Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
Continuously improve our website for you
Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)
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
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
More about our Cookies
Website Function Cookies
Our own cookies
Determining if you are logged in or not
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
The Cookies above allow you to login to our website and enable our website to remember your details for future use.
svSession This cookie allows our website to function the way you would expect it to.
Third party functions
Cookies In Use:
tint. This cookie allows our YouTube display to run properly.
test_cookie This cookie is a banner ad cookie, linked in to the YouTube functionality.
PREF This cookie allows us to embed YouTube videos into our News page.
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties
Social Website Cookies
So you can easily Like or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.
Cookies are set by:
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies
__utma Google Analytics
__utmb Google Analytics
__utmc Google Analytics
__utmz Google Analytics
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.