Cookies Policy

Cookies and how they benefit you

This website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websitesThis site’s cookies help to:

  • Make this website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve the website for you

I do not use cookies to:

  • 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
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies I use below

Cookies on this site


Essential Cookies

I use cookies in certain sections of my website so that it works correctly including:

  • Remembering your search settings
  • Allowing you to add comments to my site

If you are not happy with these cookies being set, please do not use the blog section of my website.

Third party functions

My site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily ‘Like’ or share my content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter, I have included sharing buttons on my website.

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

I use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited my website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when my site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps me to continuously improve my website.