Cookie Policy

This Policy (Cookie Policy) is intended to provide you with information about how and why we use cookies on the website.

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a reasonable amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.

What cookies do we use?
We can classify cookies into two separate categories, being those what are necessary for the functionality of the website, and those which we collect to analyse your activity to improve how the website works. The table below gives you a brief explanation of what types of cookies we collect, what the source of the cookies is, why we use the cookie, how long we retain the cookie, and whether the cookie is necessary for the website’s functionality or not:

Name – PHPSESSID
Source – General
Expiry – Deleted when you close your web browser.
Purpose of the cookie – As you browse around the pages on this site, the session cookie tells the website that you are the same person requesting the webpages, and not a new visitor to each page.
Is it necessary for the website’s functionality? – Yes

Name – wordpress_test_cookie
Source – WordPress
Expiry – Deleted when you close your web browser.
Purpose of the cookie – This cookie is set when you navigate to the login page. It is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow or reject cookies.
Is it necessary for the website’s functionality? – Yes.

Name – wordpress_xxxxx
Source – WordPress
Expiry – Deleted when you close your web browser.
Purpose of the cookie – These are used to store your authentication details. Their use is limited to the admin console area.
Is it necessary for the website’s functionality? – Yes

Name – wordpress_sec_xxxx
Source – WordPress
Expiry – Deleted when you close your web browser.
Purpose of the cookie – Your login authenticated details in an encrypted form. The website uses these cookies to store your authentication details. Their use is limited to the admin console area.
Is it necessary for the website’s functionality? – Yes

Name – wordpress_logged_in_xxxxx
Source – WordPress
Expiry – Deleted when you close your web browser.
Purpose of the cookie – Your login details in an encrypted form. The website uses the cookie to indicate when you’re logged in and who you are for the best interface use.
Is it necessary for the website’s functionality? – Yes

Name – wp-settings-{userid}
Source – WordPress
Expiry – Deleted a little under 1 year from the time it is set.
Purpose of the cookie – Text indicating your preferred settings. The website uses the cookie to customize your view of the admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
Is it necessary for the website’s functionality? – Yes

Name – wp-settings-time-{userid}
Source – WordPress
Expiry – Deleted a little under 1 year from the time it is set.
Purpose of the cookie – Text indicating your preferred time settings. The website uses this cookie to customize your view of the admin interface, and possible also the main site interface.
Is it necessary for the website’s functionality? – Yes

We only use cookies in the manner as explained in this Cookie Policy. We are not excluding the possibility of you blocking cookies through your browser settings. However, if you do block cookies directly through your browser, you may lose some of the website’s functionality, which may be necessary for your experience. For further information on cookies, including how you can see what cookies have been set on your devices, as well as information o how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.