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Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy 2018

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We may use the following cookies from time to time:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:

 

Cookie Name: _ga   Google Analytics:

This helps us count how many people visit our website by tracking if you’ve visited before.

This cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Expiry 2 years

More information: For more information on the function and use of Google Analytics, please visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

You can ‘opt out’ of Google Analytics by visiting:   https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

 

Cookie Name: _gid  Google Analytics:

This helps us count how many people visit our website by tracking if you’ve visited before.

This cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Expiry 24 hours

More information: For more information on the function and use of Google Analytics, please visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

You can ‘opt out’ of Google Analytics by visiting:   https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Cookie Name: _gat  Google Analytics:

This cookie is used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made and limits the collection of data on high traffic sites.

Expiry after session (i.e. until you leave our website)

More information: For more information on the function and use of Google Analytics, please visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

You can ‘opt out’ of Google Analytics by visiting:   https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Cookie Name: _cfduid Cloud Flare:

This cookie is associated with sites using CloudFlare and is used to speed up page load times by overriding any security restrictions based on trusted web traffic.

It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

Expiry Up to 5 years

For more information on the function and use of this cookie, please visit:   https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-What-does-the-Cloudflare-cfduid-cookie-do-wordpress_test_cookie

WordPress

This is a test cookie used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.

Expiry: Session (i.e. until you leave our website)

For more information on the function and use of this cookie, please visit:  https://automattic.com/cookies/

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including any essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.