This policy sets out how I use and protect any information that you give when you use this website. I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If I ask you to provide information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. I may change this policy periodically by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 December 2013.

Information that I collect

Personal information provided by you will only be used so that I can respond to a request for information made by you, or contact you if you have asked me to do so.

What I do with the information

I require this information only to enable me to contact you if you have asked me to do so. I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or are required to do so by law. You may request details of personal information which I hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you believe that any information I am holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to me, or email me as soon as possible.  I will promptly correct any information that is found to be incorrect.


I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure.  In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information that I collect online. Cookies As of 26th May 2012, all UK websites need to comply with the EU E-Privacy Directive 2009/136/EC which requires that it is made clear to visitors of this website that cookies are being used.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.  Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can ‘remember’ that you have visited a particular page and also tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. Overall, cookies help 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 choose to accept or decline cookies.  Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. By using my website you are agreeing that it can place cookies on your hard drive.

Rejecting and disabling cookies via your browser settings
If you do not wish this website to store any cookies during your visit, the documentation for your web browser will provide you with instructions on how to disable cookies.  Please note that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website.

What cookies does my website use?
I use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.  This helps to analyse data about web page traffic and improve the website in order to tailor it to visitor needs.  I only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Links to other websites

My website may contain links to other websites of interest.  However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.  You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

* Further information about the types of cookies can be found at All About Cookies.