Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

(“we” “our” “us”)

Cookie Policy last updated on 1st July 2023

  1. This policy

We use cookies and similar technologies on the Site.

Please read this policy carefully. It contains important information regarding the use of cookies on the Site.

  1. How to contact us

In the event that you have any questions regarding this policy or our use of cookies you should contact our data protection officer: ANDREA MCCUTCHEON as follows:

Via email at

  1. Cookies and similar technologies

A cookie is a small file/piece of information. Ordinarily cookies consist of letters and numbers. Cookies are stored on your computer when you access the Site and they can then be sent back to the Site. This process is important to the functionality of the Site as it enables it to remember certain important pieces of information between different pages.

We may also use similar technologies to achieve the same functions which cookies can achieve. The similar technologies we use include:

scripts, google analytics and other or software analysis for this purpose.

This policy refers to cookies which shall include the similar technologies described above.

  1. Personal information

We may obtain personal information about you through our use of cookies. Such personal information will generally include:

your geographical location, your Internet service provider and your IP address. We also record information about the software you are using to browse our website, such as the type of computer or device and the screen resolution.

Any personal information collected via the use of cookies will only be obtained in accordance with our privacy policy documents.

  1. Consent for cookies

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website.

We may use cookies without your consent where the cookies are essential for the functioning of our site and in order to provide our services to you. For example, this will apply where:

    1. In order to check out for any purchases made on the site;
    2. In order to ensure any goods remain in your basket once a selection has been made by you on the site;
    3. To manage and adapt your personal greeting on the site.

Where we wish to use cookies that require your consent you will be asked whether you consent to the use of cookies in the following manner:

    1. Users will be required to consent via a check-box pop up on the website homepage that they will then need to answer to gain full access to the website.

Wherever you have given your consent to the use of cookies, you will be able to opt-out and withdraw your consent by:

    1. A banner will be shown to all users, who have consented to cookies being used, which will ask them if they wish to opt-out of the use of these technologies.

  1. Third party cookies

We work with third party suppliers who may also access our website for the purpose of setting cookies. These third parties are listed below. By consenting to the use of cookies on our site you will be consenting to the use of these cookies. These cookies may be used to collect the following information:

We record information such as your geographical location, your Internet service provider and your IP address. We also record information about the software you are using to browse our website, such as the type of computer or device and the screen resolution and your preferred language.

In order to adjust your cookie preferences in relation to third party cookies, you are able to visit the website addresses for the above third parties.

Details regarding the relevant retention periods for third party cookies can also be found on the website addresses for the above third parties

  1. Cookies used on this website

The following cookies/similar technologies are used on this website:

Third party cookies

  • WordPress for website content management
  • Learndash for our training content management
  • Google Analytics for universal website analytics, Google Ad Serve, and/or Ad words.
  • Linked-In and Facebook social media plugins for direct marketing opportunities.
  • Paypal for our shopping cart/basket.

Cookies owned by the operator of this website

Not applicable

Retention periods for cookies

The period of time which cookies shall be stored for shall be dependent upon the type of cookie used. There are two broad categories of cookies:

  • Session cookies which are temporary and are erased each time you close your browser. Session cookies are used to remember your actions between one page and another during a browsing session.
  • Persistent cookies which remain on your browser until you delete them or until they expire.
    1. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
    2. If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
    3. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. 
    4. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

How to turn off cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.