Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
|Cookie||Name||Information about Cookie||Purpose|
|Google Analytics Cookies||_gat cookie||This cookie is kept for 1 minute. It is used to manage the rate at which requests to view the website are made. This cookie does not store any information about the user.||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data www.support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245|
|_gid cookie||This cookie is kept for 24 hours. It is used to distinguish users.|
|_ga cookie||This cookie is kept for 2 years after the site was last visited and expires after 2 years of inactivity. The _ga cookie is used to uniquely identify users by assigning an ID number to each user so they can be identified when they come back to the site.|
|WordPress Cookies||wordpress_test_cookie||This is a persistent cookie and is stored for one month.||This cookie simply stores if the cookie notice has been accepted on the computer or device.|
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. This will allow you to block all third party cookies, block all cookies or block specific cookies. If you would like to find out any more information on this including how to do it in your specific browser please refer to your browser developer’s website.