Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. 

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie NameExpiryNotes
doubleclick.netIDE7 months 
__cfduid1 month_cfduid cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis
_ga2 yearsUsed to distinguish users.
_gat1 minute Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>. 
_gid24 hoursUsed to distinguish users.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary1 minute 
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary1 month (ish) 
wordpress_logged_in_a870ff7baff6f0fa8bb3400603e2b460When the browsing session ends 
wordpress_sec_a870ff7baff6f0fa8bb3400603e2b460When the browsing session ends 
wordpress_test_cookieWhen the browsing session ends 
wp-settings-11 minute 
wp-settings-time-11 minute 

We do not share the information collected by the cookies with any third parties.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

How to ask us to delete your details or to enquire about our data protection procedures

Contact Maggie Gordon-Walker on [email protected].