A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your computer, laptop, mobile phone or whatever device you are using to visit that website. A cookie is used to identify your visit to the website and can be used to achieve a wide range of tasks and functions.
Not all Cookies are the same and the ones that we use DO NOT collect or pass personal data about website visitors.
This website uses the following Cookies:
- Session Cookies
- Google Analytics Cookies
By using this website you agree to accept these cookies. You may be able to turn off cookies in your browser but you may find that certain features and functions of this website will not operate as intended.
A session cookie lasts only as long as your browser is open during that period of browsing the website that supplies the cookie and is cleared once the browser is closed and therefore lasts only for that ‘session’ of browsing.
In most cases the data that is stored by Session Cookies holds no real personal information its most common use is to hold state information such as keeping you logged into a website or holding what’s in your basket when doing online shopping.
In this instance the session cookie is called ‘wordpress_test_cookie’ and is used to ascertain whether Session Cookies can be used or not. Other Session Cookies are not used within the public facing areas of the website only within website administration where this this cookie has a purpose and is part of allowing an Administrator to log-in.
Google Analytics Cookies
Google analytics cookies are used to track website usage such as how many visitors the website gets, how frequently certain pages are visited and how long a visitor stays on the website and its pages.
This information can then be used by the website owner to assess whether the website is meeting the needs of its visitors and of course make changes to improve the experience accordingly.
These cookies do not collect or pass personal data about website visitors.
These types are cookies are stored in your web browser as very small text files and allow a basic level of communication between yourself and the website to allow tracking as previously explained.
Cookies will expire naturally over time or you can clear these in your browser as you choose or in most cases you can set your browser to clear these after each use.