What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. 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.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling 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.

The Cookies We Set

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

When you submit data to through a form such as that found in our website’s footer, white paper request pages or other request forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

View a full list of cookies in use.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

More Information

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 then you can contact us at

We would like to remind you that you can block ‘cookies’ either by deleting the ‘cookies’ stored on your computer or by configuring your computer to this end. Please note that some of the Website’s functions will no longer be available once ‘cookies’ are disabled.

For Mozilla Firefox:

  • Select the ‘Tools’ menu, then ‘Options’
  • Click on the ‘Privacy’ icon
  • Find the ‘Cookies’ menu and select the required options

For Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0:

  • Select the ‘Tools’ menu, then ‘Internet Options’
  • Click on the ‘Privacy’ icon
  • Select the level desired using the cursor

For Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and above:

  • Select the ‘Tools’ menu, then ‘Internet Options’
  • Click on the ‘Security’ icon
  • Select ‘Internet’ then ‘Customize Level’
  • Find the ‘Cookies’ menu and select the required options

For Netscape 6.X and 7.X:

  • Select the ‘Edit’ menu, then ‘Preferences’
  • Click on ‘Privacy’ then ‘Security’
  • Find the ‘Cookies’ menu and select the required options

For Opera 6.0 and above:

  • Select the ‘File’ menu, then ‘Preferences’
  • Select ‘Privacy’
  • Find the ‘Cookies’ menu and select the required options

For Safari

  • Select the ‘Edit’ menu in the menu bar
  • Select ‘Preferences’ in the drop down menu
  • Select the ‘Security’ icon
  • Ensure that in the ‘Allow Cookies’ section the option ‘Always or Only From Visited Websites’ is ticked to allow ‘cookies’
  • To block ‘cookies’, select the ‘Never’ option. It is not possible to block ‘cookies’ on a case-by-case basis with this browser.

For Chrome

  • Click on the ‘Chrome’ icon in the toolbar
  • Select ‘Settings’.
  • At the bottom of the page, click on ‘Show advanced settings’.
  • In the ‘Privacy’ section, click on ‘Content settings’.
  • To enable and disable ‘cookies’, proceed as follows:
  • To enable ‘cookies’, select ‘Allow local data to be set (recommended)’.
  • To disable ‘cookies’, select ‘Block sites from setting any data’.
  • Click on ‘OK’ to save.