What is a cookie?
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. They are harmless files which help improve your experience.
We use the following types of 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.
- Analytical/performance cookies: These are cookies which 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 any preferences you may have set.
We audit the types of cookies that are used on our Site, but it is possible that the services we use may make changes to their cookie names and purposes. Some services, particularly social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, change their cookies regularly. We always aim to show you up-to-date information, but may not be able to reflect these changes in our policy straightaway.
Cookies we use
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Cookie name||Expires||Information about the cookie|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||1 hour||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category ‘Necessary’.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||1 hour||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The purpose of this cookie is to check whether or not the user has given the consent to the usage of cookies under the category ‘Non-Necessary’.|
|CookieLawInfoConsent||12 months||The cookie is used to store the summary of the consent given for cookie usage. It does not store any personal data.|
|__cfduid||1 month||Cookie used to speed up page load times. It does not store any user identification information.
The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly Necessary
|PHPSESSID||Session||This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users’ unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.|
|woocommerce_cart_hash||Session||Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.|
|woocommerce_items_in_cart||Session||Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.|
|wordpress_logged_in_||372 hours||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.|
|wordpress_sec_||372 hours||This cookie remembers what page of activity the site is on.
These are functional cookies that allows users to remain logged into the site.
Without these cookies users would be unable to log into the site or remain logged in once they are logged in.
|wp_woocommerce_session_||48 hours||Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.|
When you use our site you may see cookies being delivered by third parties. The information below shows the main cookies that you may see and gives a brief explanation of what each cookie does.
You can find more information at https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies
How can I control or delete cookies?
The majority of web browsers automatically enable cookies as a default setting. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You may also use third party software to do this. You can find instructions on how to do this by clicking ‘Help’ in the menu bar, or following these browser-by-browser instructions from AboutCookies.org
For Google Analytics cookies you can also stop Google from collecting your information by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
If you want to delete any cookies already on your computer, you’ll need to locate the file or directory that your computer stores them in – this how to delete cookies information should help. Please note that by deleting or disabling cookies used on, and by, our website you will not be able to access all or parts of our site or all the functionality of the site.