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Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device to help our website provide a better user experience. Cookies are stored on your individual device and you have full control over their use.

How to change your cookie settings

You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of your web browser. Cookies that are already stored may be deleted at any time. To find out more about cookies and how to manage or delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk.

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Managing Cookies on modern browsers

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If you choose to disable cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.

The types of Cookies we use on this site are:

First Party Cookies

These are necessary Cookies that are set by this website directly. These Cookies are essential to the running of our website and are kept for the duration of a user’s visit. These keep track of things such as the session ID itself and whether the visitor has seen and accepted the cookie notice.

PHPSESSIDDefault identifier that PHP uses for Cookies which are generated during a session.End of session
cookie_notice_acceptedIndicates whether pop-up announcements have been viewed or notOne month

In addition, these are a number of cookies that activate in the admin area of the website.

First Party Cookies set by this website

wordpress_[hash]WordPress uses the cookie wordpress_[hash] to store the authentication details on login. However, this usage of the cookie is limited to the admin console area, the backend dashboard of the website. End of session
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]The cookie wordpress_logged_in_[hash] is used to indicate when you are logged in, and who you are. This cookie is maintained on the front-end of the website as well when logged in.End of session
wp-settings-{time}-[UID]The cookie wp-settings-{time}-[UID] is used to customize the view of your admin interface and the front-end of the websiteUp to 14 days
wordpress_test_cookieWordPress also sets a cookie named wordpress_test_cookie to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the usersUp to 14 days
wp-saving-postit lets the admins restore data for a post that is currently being edited if a saved version exists.Up to 14 days
wporg_logged_in, wporg_secChecks if the current visitor is a logged-in WordPress userUp to 14 days

Third Party Cookies

These are Cookies set by other suppliers which we may be using to enhance our site and which are controlled by them. We currently use no third party cookies

Other Third Party Cookies

We may use third party plugins or integrate with other websites or services (for example: facebook, twitter,YouTube).

For these to work they may set Cookies through our site. We do not control these Cookies and you should refer to their websites for their respective privacy policies or for further information on how to opt out of them collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website. Alternatively you may deactivate or restrict the transmission of Cookies by changing the settings of your web browser.