A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone browser from a website’s computer and is stored on your computer’s or mobile phone’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, which the site can then access when you visit it again to track online traffic flows, for example. A website cannot access cookies sent by other websites.
Below is a list of the cookies that might be used on our website
|DYNSRV||strictly necessary||This cookie is used for load balancing to manage server traffic demand.|
|PHPSESSID||strictly necessary||Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.|
|wfvt_3767596885||session||This cookie contain information about your general geographic location (used to remember your time zone, for example). These are known as session cookies and are deleted when you leave the site.|
|wordfence_verifiedHuman||persistent||This cookie is connected to the security system of the website.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||persistent||We embed videos from our YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.|
|YSC||persistent||These cookies are used to collect anonymous statistics and performance data for embedded Youtube videos on our website. There are 2 different types of cookies involved, all third-party based.|
|PREF||persistent||These cookies are used to collect anonymous statistics and performance data for embedded Youtube videos on our website. There are 2 different types of cookies involved, all third-party based.|
|1P_JAR||persistent||These cookies are used to gather website statistics|
|NID||persistent/session||The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.|
|fr||persistent/session||This is a third party cookie that Facebook uses to track opted-out Facebook users|
|IDE||persistent/session||This cookie is a third-party main advertising cookies on non-Google sites and is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net.|
Changing cookie settings in your web browser
Each web browser has its own way of managing cookies. You can block or remove cookies yourself by altering the settings of your browser to block cookies or to send a warning notice before a cookie is stored on your computer. These changes will apply to all websites that you visit (unless you choose to block cookies from particular sites).
You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete cookies. If you block cookies completely, many websites will not work properly and some functionality on these websites will not work at all. We do not recommend turning cookies off when using our websites for these reasons.
To find out more, consult your browser’s help function. We’ve provided links to the relevant pages for some common browsers.
Managing and deleting cookies
Managing analytics cookies
Our website uses analytics tracking, and you can opt out of these cookies by clicking on the links shown below.
Please note that this will take you to the relevant third party’s website, and will generate a ‘no thanks’ cookie, which will stop those third parties from setting any further cookies; these changes will then apply to all websites that you visit.
Note that disabling analytics cookies prevents us from being able to collect information on how visitors use our website, which in turn limits our ability to improve the online experience.
For further information
You can find further information on disabling cookies at the All About Cookies website.