The Skippers Project site (“site”) uses cookies to improve and personalise your experience.

In this policy we explain what cookies are, how we use them and how you can manage them for both our site and other websites you might use. If you visit our website and your browser settings accept cookies, we consider this as acceptance of our use of cookies.


Cookies are small files that are sent to and stored in your computer by the websites you visit. Cookies are stored in your browser’s file directory. Next time you visit the site, your browser will read the cookie and relay the information back to the website or element that originally set the cookie. To learn more about these technologies and how they work, please see e.g.


We use cookies to make our website work in an efficient way or improve its efficiency. We also use cookies to track what you’ve done on the site so we can understand what you like and use or don’t like and don’t use to help us develop and deliver better content and services.

Our cookies don’t hold personal information such as your name. They simply let us find information once you’re logged in or help link your browsing information to you and your personal information when you choose to register to the site.

We’ve put our cookies into the following categories:

  1. Basic – these are essential to run our site and make it work efficiently;
  2. Site improvement – these are used to analyse the way our website works and how we can improve it for example which pages you visit the most often and if you get any error messages from web pages;
  3. Functionality – these help to enhance your experience by doing things like remembering choices you make and provide a more enhanced, personal features; and
  4. Targeting/advertising – these are used to share some information and to identify the parts of the website you are interested in. We then use this information to tailor how we communicate with you, or to tailor the contents of the communications we send to you. If you prefer, you can opt out of these. Tailoring of content means it includes information reflecting the interest you’ve shown in the content of our web pages and to improve how we respond to your needs.
  5. Third-party – our domains may also include elements that set cookies on behalf of a third party, e.g. a “Like”-button from Facebook or a “LinkedIn”-button from LinkedIn.

You can review the options available to manage cookies in your browser. The browser can be used to manage cookies relating to basic functions, site improvement, personalisation and advertising. Different browsers use different ways to disable cookies, but they are usually found under a Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the browser’s help menu. In addition to cookie management, browsers usually let you control files similar to cookies, for example Local Shared Objects, e.g. by enabling the browser’s privacy mode.

Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of the Skippers Project site. If you delete your cookies from the browser, you may need to remember to re-install opt-out cookies.