What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other device when you visit a website. They are widely used to remember you and your preferences, either for a single visit (“session cookie”) or for repeat visits (“persistent cookie”). They ensure an improved experience for visitors and perform essential functions such as allowing you to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be set by our site (“first party cookies”) or by third parties we work with (“third party cookies”).
You can turn cookies off 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 functionalities and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
Cookies we set
Our own cookies
– account related cookies to manage the sign-up process and general administration
– log-in related cookies so we can remember that you are logged in
– membership or event registration related cookies. When you make a payment, cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that it can be processed properly.
– remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
– allowing you to add comments to our site
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Third party cookies
Our website includes functions provided by third parties. We suggest that you look at their policies for more info on their cookies and how to manage them.
– Vimeo video player. Vimeo uses first-party cookies they consider essential to the video player experience. They do not use third-party analytics or advertising cookies when their video player appears on our website (See Vimeo’s policy).
– Paypal, when you make a payment for premium website access or for an event (See Paypal’s policy).
– Mailchimp, when you sign up for our newsletter (See Mailchimp’s policy)
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.
Social website cookies
If you choose to do so, you can “Like” or “Share” our content on social media. We have included sharing buttons on our site to social media such as: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, LinkedIn. These sites set their own cookies and have their own cookie policies. The privacy implications on these will vary from social network to network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.