Cookie Policy 2018-02-22T11:43:08+00:00

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 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: sc_is_visitor_unique
Default Expiration Time: 2 years
Purpose: Set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks

Cookie Name: tplis_cl_cookie_policy_accepted
Default Expiration Time: 1 year
Purpose: Used to identify users that have accepted cookies on this website and prevents users seeing the Cookie message on return visits

Cookie Name: wfvt_
Default Expiration Time: 30 minutes
Purpose: Set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to track a user for the duration of their visit

Cookie Name: _ga
Default Expiration Time: 2 years
Purpose: Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users

Cookie Name: _gid
Default Expiration Time: 24 hours
Purpose: Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users

Cookie Name: _gat
Default Expiration Time: 1 minute
Purpose: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

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.