Types of cookies
Cookies can be categorised, based on their lifespan, as either Session Cookies or Persistent Cookies. Session Cookies are temporary and are deleted once the user closes their browser. Persistent Cookies will usually remain in one of the user’s browser’s subfolders, pending manual deletion or deletion by the browser on expiry of the cookie.
How to control cookies
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computer’s hard drive, they should take necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and from third parties. The browser’s ‘Help’ function should contain information on how to set these preferences.
Please note that if you choose not to accept cookies from our website, some sections may not work properly.
The procedures for changing your settings and cookies differ from browser to browser. If necessary, use the help function on your browser or click on one of the links below to go directly to the user manual for your browser.
You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org for further information about cookies, how to block them on a variety of browsers and how to delete them.
The main cookies used by this website are:
|Third party||_gat||These cookies are set by Google Analytics which is a simple tool that helps us measure how users interact with our website. As a user navigates between web pages, Google Analytics records information about the page a user has visited, for example the URL of the page. The cookies themselves are used to ‘remember’ what a user has done on previous pages and interactions with our website.||Google Analytics opt out|
|Third party||_ga||Google Analytics: Used to distinguish users.||Google Analytics opt out|
|Third party||_gid||Google Analytics: Used to distinguish users.||Google Analytics opt out|
|First party (WordPress)||wordpress_test_cookie||WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.|
|First party (WordPress)||wp_settings_x, wp_settings_time_x||These cookies are used to store date and time information on the WordPress CMS, and only collect data anonymously. WordPress uses this cookie to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.|
|First party (WordPress)||wordpress_logged_in
||WordPress uses this cookie to indicate when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.|
|Google.com||APISID||store user preferences
|Google.com||CONSENT||store user preferences
|Google.com||HSID||These cookies, provided by YouTube LLC, help maintain the integrity of video statistics, prevent fraud and improve their own service
|Google.com||LOGIN_INFO||information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.
|Google.com||PREF||This cookie stores your preferences and other information, in particular preferred language, how many search results you wish to be shown on your page, and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.
|Google.com||SAPISID||These cookies, provided by YouTube LLC, help maintain the integrity of video statistics, prevent fraud and improve their own service
|Google.com||SID||These cookies, provided by YouTube LLC, help maintain the integrity of video statistics, prevent fraud and improve their own service
|Google.com||SSID||These cookies, provided by YouTube LLC, help maintain the integrity of video statistics, prevent fraud and improve their own service
|Google.com||VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||A cookie that Google sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old.
|Google.com||YSC||This cookie is set by the google video service on pages with embedded YouTube video. Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.