Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by websites that you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows us to recognise you and make your experience of using the site, easier and more convenient for you.

 

Why are cookies essential?

Most websites use cookies. Cookies enable users to navigate sites and where appropriate, allow us to tailor the content to fit with the needs of our users. If we did not have cookies in place, we would not be able to guarantee that your experience is as we intend it to be.

None of the cookies we use are used to collect your personal information.

 

What types of cookies are there?

The length of time a cookie remains on your device very much depends on the type of cookie that has been used. The cookies we use on our site:

Cookie name

Provider

Type

Purpose

Duration

CONSENT

Google

Third party persistent

This cookie is used by google to deliver services such as maps and reCaptcha. The cookie is used to determine whether the user has given consent for these services to be used.

20 Years

NID

Google

Third party persistent

This cookie is used by google to deliver services such as maps and reCaptcha. This cookie is used to measure the number of maps users.

Browser session to 6 months

_ga

Google Analytics

First party persistent

This cookie is used by google to set a universal ID that can be used to calculate data for analytics.

2 Years

_utma

Google Analytics

Third party persistent

This cookie tracks each users amount of visits.

2 Years

_utmb

Google Analytics

Third party persistent

Used to track how long you stay on a site.

30 Minutes

_utmc

Google Analytics

Third party session

Used to track how long you stay on a site.

Browser session

_utmz

Google Analytics

Third party persistent

Used to track where a visitor came from.

6 Months

PHPSESSID

PHP

First party session

This cookie is used by PHP to keep track of user sessions by assigning each session a unique ID.

Browser session

wordpress_test_cookie

WordPress

First party session

Used to check whether the browser is set to allow or reject cookies.

Browser session

If you wish to restrict or block cookies, you can do this through your browser settings. You may also visit www.aboutcookies.org to learn more about managing your cookies