Cookie Policy

About cookies

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to QVI’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.  Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

QVI uses cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

  • Site Analytics
  • Form Submission

Google cookies

QVI uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information.  Google’s privacy policy is available at:

You can learn more about how Google uses information from sites and apps that uses there services at

We also incorporate Google remarketing that shows our web ads across other web sites based on a user’s past visits to our site. You can choose to opt-out of Google’s remarketing by changing your Google Ad Settings at

Third party cookies

When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:

  • VisiStats – for Site Analytics
  • Matomo (formerly Piwik) – for Site Analytics

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

In Safari, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Safari”, “Preferences” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.