Cookies

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.  If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files/data that are saved on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the Internet.

Why are cookies essential to our websites?
Cookies save information about you to customise the content of the website to make a visitors’ experience more tailored. Without cookies enabled we can’t guarantee that the website and your experience of it are as we intended it to be.

Types of cookies
The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on its type:

Session cookies:
These are mainly used by online shops and allow you to keep items in your basket when shopping online. These cookies expire when the browser is closed

Persistent cookies:
These remain in operation, even when you have closed the browser. They remember your login details and password so you don’t have to type them in every time you use the site. The law concerning permanent cookies stipulates that they need to be deleted after a period of six months

Third-party cookies:
These are installed by third parties with the aim of collecting certain information to carry out various research into behaviour, demographics etc.

Cookie we load on this website

  • Google Analytics
    USE: To give us anonymous information on how many people are visiting our website and how long they stay on a particular page. This is called web analytics – We use Google to track how visitors reach our site and the path they take through it. Google Analytics use cookies to give us information that will help us improve our service to you.
    Find out more about how these cookies are used on the Google privacy site

    • _ga
      • Third-party (2 years)
    • _gid
      • Third-party (2 days)
    • _gat
      • Third-party (2 day)
    • WooCommerce (Ecommerce features)
      • woocommerce_cart_hash
        • Session
      • woocommerce_items_in_cart
        • Session
      • wp_woocommerce_session_xxxxxxxx…
        • 48 hrs

We also use Ginger Cookie to remember your Cookie settings

  • ginger-cookie
    • Persistent (1 month)