Cookies

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 use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies.
    These are cookies that are required for the operation of our websites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • 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, remember your choices in forms, polls and site preferences, where available.
  • 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 any 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 in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics cookies _ga
_gat
__utma
__utmb
__utmc
__utmt
__utmz
This cookie is used to track and report website traffic https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
CloudFlare security restrictictions override cookie __cfduid The __cfduid cookie is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the visitor’s machine is known trusted, then the cookie can override the security setting. https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-What-does-the-CloudFlare-cfduid-cookie-do-
CloudFlare cookie cf_use_ob This is a cookie set by CloudFlare. CloudFlare is a web service we use for Caching & CDN and DNS, DDoS protection and security. https://www.cloudflare.com/security-policy/
Essential session management cookies _wp_session
CraftSessionID
php_session_id
cfid
cftoken
Essential session management cookies for WordPress, Craft CMS, PHP and Coldfusion, respectively. Used to maintain information about each visit to the website and enable core site functionality. These cookies do not contain any personal information.
WordPress management cookies wp-settings-1
wp-settings-time-1
WordPress management cookies to maintain user settings, preferences and enable core site functionality. https://codex.wordpress.org
User acceptance cookies acceptcookies
cookie_check_shown
Used to store user’s acceptance of “cookie law” dialogs
Craft CMS session management cookies {random}
{random}username
Craft CMS session management for logged in users https://craftcms.com
Essential WordPress session management cookies wordpress_sec_{random}
wordpress_logged_in_{random}
Essential WordPress session management cookies for logged in users. https://codex.wordpress.org
WordPress test cookies wordpress_test_cookie This cookie is used by WordPress to test that cookies are enabled on your browser https://codex.wordpress.org

NB: “{random}” indicates a randomly generated string of numbers and/or letters.

You 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 essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.