What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small 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 tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. The information collected cannot be used to identify you personally.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
What cookies do we use?
First Party – placed by Blueye Media
This cookie is a “Strictly Necessary” cookie; we need to use it in order for the “Our Work” page to work properly.
It doesn’t collect any personal information about you; it simply remembers your preferences when you click on the categories. When you select a category, the cookie allows the page to display only the work icons listed under that category. As this cookie enables a service that you have specifically asked for, it is categorised as strictly necessary. This cookie is placed on your system only until you end your session on our website.
Third Party – placed by third party software which we use to enhance our site
Google Analytics cookies
These are placed on your device to allow us to collect data about how visitors use the site; by logging what pages are visited, what links are used, how visitors have reached the site, etc. This data is collected in an anonymous form and cannot be used to identify you personally. We use the information to create reports that allow us to improve the overall website.
You can also use Google’s own “Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On” which will allow you to opt-out of Google Analytics cookies across all websites. Find out more here.
Open Global cookie
This cookie is placed on your device to confirm if you have opted in to receiving cookies from our site, so that the Cookie pop-up doesn’t appear on subsequent visits. This means you will only need to opt in once. No personal data is stored; this cookie simply identifies that you have consented to cookies being placed on your device.
How to manage cookies…
You can block some or all cookies by updating your browser settings. Please note that if you disable cookies, some features on this website will not function properly.
How you manage your browser settings depends on which browser you are using. Please use the appropriate steps below or consult your documentation/online help files for browsers not listed.
- Internet Explorer
1. Click “Tools” at the top of your browser window and select “Internet Options”.
Then click on the “Privacy” tab.
2. Select the level of privacy you require. Any setting above Medium will disable cookies.
- Mozilla Firefox
1. Click “Tools” at the top of your browser window and select “Options”.
Then click on the “Privacy” icon.
2. Select “Use custom settings for history” from the History drop down box.
3. Use the tick boxes to select your cookie settings.
- Google Chrome
1. Click “Tools” at the top of your browser windows and select “Options”
2. Click the “Under the Hood” tab, and select the “Content Settings button from the Privacy section.
3. Select “Allow local data to be set”.