Cookie Policy


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site, 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 site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors, and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site 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 site. 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 site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site 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 in the table below.

Name Purpose More information
WordPress _ [hash] cookie This cookie is essential for our site to store your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area.
wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie This cookie indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
auth_cookie_expiration This is used to adjust the length of the cookies.
wp_set_auth_cookie This is used to set the cookie.
wp_clear_auth_cookie This cookie is set to delete the cookie from the client browser. This happens when the user clicks on the Logout link in the Administration interface.
auth_redirect This functional cookie checks whether the cookies are present on the client browser.

You can 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.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after a period of 30 days.