What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data which your browser stores on your machine as you use our website. Cookies are sometimes used to provide the user with a tailored experience when revisiting a site eg. remembering preferences so you don’t have to submit the same information twice etc.

What cookies do we use?

We use cookies to identify you as a unique visitor and to identify which pages are being used. The cookie that is stored does not include any information that is personally identifiable to you. The information is completely anonymous.

First party cookies are cookies set by the site itself. For example, if a visitor visits our website and our website sets a cookie, this cookie is called a first-party cookie. Our website is powered by CMS called WordPress which sets 1st party cookies. Listed below are the actual cookies that our website sets.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
WordPress wordpress_test_cookie Test to see if cookies enabled or not. Expires when your browser closes.
WordPress wp-settings-1 This is a cookie to verify if you are logged into the website or not and to personalise the experience. The cookies are set to expire 365 days from the time they are set.
WordPress wp-settings-time-1 This is a cookie to verify if you are logged into the website or not and to personalise the experience. The cookies are set to expire 365 days from the time they are set.


Third Party Requests

Cookie Name Purpose More information
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

How to block/delete cookies

All modern browsers should allow you to block and delete cookies. Please see below for examples on how to do this;

Blocking or deleting cookies may result in limited or impaired usage of many websites.

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