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1. OUR COOKIES
We can categorise the cookies we use into two types, essential cookies and performance cookies. The tables below detail the cookies we use and what their purpose is.
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to use the website and/or use its features such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies parts of the site will not function correctly.
|Site & Session||Cookies with the bb_ prefix are used for security and to keep you logged into the members area.||N/A|
|Preference Cookies||We use preference cookies to remember the preferences you make on site and improve usability. These include cookie consent and whether promotional or important information has been seen.||N/A|
|Google Analytics||We use Google Analytics to with IP anonymisation enabled which masks the personally identifiable data. It allows us to understand how people use the site and helps us to make improvements.||more information|
|Cloudflare||Cloudflare is the service we use to serve content and speed up site load times. The __cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.||more information|
Performance Cookies collect information about how you interact with the site. These cookies do not collect any information that identifies you personally and they are only used to improve the performance of our website.
Google Analytics is a widely used service by site owners and webmasters to gather statistics about how visitors interact with the website. These statistics are used to help us make improvements to the site. For more information about Google Analytics and their cookies click here.
2. THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Cookies are also set by third parties on this site. More information about cookies placed by third parties and how to restrict or block their cookies can be accessed by following the link to their website below.
|Name||Description||Restricting these Cookies|
|The facebook cookies are used to let Facebook know you are logged in to Facebook and to help you use social share buttons.||more information|
|Google Analytics||These cookies collect statistics on visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This helps us to understand how people use the site and to make improvements to our site.||more information|
|Flickr (Yahoo)||These cookies are created as a result of the Flickr photo feed used on our blog pages.||more information|
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads and collect information when users visit our site. These companies may collect and use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on our site, other websites and other forms of media, such as mobile apps, about goods and services that may be of interest to you, and to understand how users respond to advertising on our website and other websites. These companies may collect this information using technologies such as cookies and pixels. We may also share personal information such as your email address in hashed non-human readable form with these advertising companies. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, check out http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
If you have any further questions about the cookies we use on the site please feel free to contact us.