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About this Cookie policy

This Cookie policy explains what cookies are and how I use them. You should read this policy so you can understand what type of cookies I use, the information I collect using cookies and how that information is used. For further information on how I use, store and keep your personal data secure, see my Privacy Policy (add hyperlink). 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. I use cookies to collect additional data to give you a personalised experience and ensure that my website works efficiently without you having to encounter any issues. 

Why I use cookies?

I use cookies to enhance your browsing experience by: 

  • Remembering personal information, so you do not need to re-enter this information repeatedly; 

  • Keeping track of your specific preferences;

  • Giving you a browsing experience that is unique to you and personalising the content that I show you to improve your website experience;  

  • Analysing how you use my website which helps me to troubleshoot any problems and monitor my own performance;

  • Sending promotional emails about new products, offers and other information based on your preferences; and 

  • Preventing fraudulent activity and improving security.

How I use cookies

Please find information below about the individual cookies I use and the purposes for which I use them.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

The strictly necessary cookies allow you to navigate my website and display the correct page for the device you are using. 

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to track visits to my website and help me measure traffic sources to improve performance. They are also used to optimise my website based on how many visitors navigate through the website and identify any errors should they occur.  All information collected is anonymised.  If you disable these cookies the website should function correctly, but I will not know that you visited the website.

  • WordPress

Functionality Cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to my website. This enables me to personalise my content for you, greet you by your name and remember your preferences. 

  • WordPress

targeting cookies

These cookies are set through my advertising partners and are used to help present you with relevant advertising. No personal information is collected, instead they rely on the cookies to identify your internet device and browser details. By disabling these cookies, you will not receive less advertising, but the advertising you receive will be less targeted to your preferences.

Disabling Cookies

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

You can block cookies but please note that may mean you will be unable to access all or parts of my website.

You can opt-out and remove cookies from your PC by using these guides:

How long do you store cookies for?

Cookies can be stored for varying lengths of time on your browser or device. Session cookies are deleted from your computer or device when you close your browser, but Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.

Changes to the Cookie policy

I may update this policy from time to time. If I make significant changes, I will let you know, but please do check this policy regularly to ensure you are aware of the most updated version.

This Cookie policy was last updated on 05 August 2020