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Cookie Policy

What they are and how we use them

Please note that by using our website, you automatically agree to our Cookie Policy. Our website depends on certain cookies to function and we cannot remove these without losing all functionality of our website. Details about the Cookies we use are below along with other information on Cookies.

What Are Cookies?

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 on our website. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it more 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 and a better experience by enabling us to monitor which pages you find most 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 settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. You will most likely lose a lot of the website functionality if cookies are blocked also.

We take your privacy very seriously and comply with the recent UK and EU law on handling cookies and provide (you) the user with means to remove such cookies or prevent your computer from accepting them in the future.

Below is a table with the cookies our website placed on your computer

Below the table you will find instructions on removing cookies for all major web and mobile browsers so that you can find out about how to manage your cookies.

Cookie Name Cookie Category Description Duration
wordpress_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user. session
wordpress_logged_in_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_cookie 2 WordPress test cookie session
wp-settings- 1 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies.
The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table.
This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
1 year
wp-settings-time- 2 WordPress 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 customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID 1 To identify your unique session on the website session
SESS 1 To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. session

Browser Specific Instructions to Block and Remove Cookies

Internet Explorer
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Internet Explorer

Firefox
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Firefox

Google Chrome
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Google Chrome

Opera
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Opera

Safari
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Safari

Safari iOS
Changing privacy and other browser settings in iOS, iPhone and iPad

Blackberry
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Blackberry

Windows Phone
Changing privacy and other browser settings in Windows Phone