Cookie policy

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer and 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.

How we use cookies

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.

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.

By using our website, you agree we can place these types of cookies on your device. We have a consent box on our website so you can accept cookies before you proceed through the site – you can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookies enable us to:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to our site.

Types and purpose of cookies

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Cookie NameExpiration TimePurpose/Description
Google Analytics_utma_utmb_utmc_utmz These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
wordpress_[hash]End of browser sessionOn login, wordpress uses the wordpress_[hash] cookie to store your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area, /wp-admin/
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]End of browser sessionAfter login, wordpress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when youโ€™re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wp-settings-{time}-[UID]1 yearWordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wp-settings-[UID]1 yearThe number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wordpress_test_cookieEnd of browser sessionWordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]End of browser sessionWordPress uses this cookie to indicate when youโ€™re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
_ga2 yearsUsed to distinguish users
_gid24 hoursUsed to distinguish users
_gat1 minuteUsed to throttle request rate.
_gac_<property-id>90 daysContains campaign-related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.