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Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies - small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience.

In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers


Cookies in use


Google Analytics (Performance)

Google Analytics is a simple, easy-to-use tool that helps website owners measure how users interact with website content. As a user navigates between web pages, Google Analytics provides website owners JavaScript tags (libraries) to record information about the page a user has seen, for example the URL of the page.

We use Google analytics to track which pages are most popular, so we can focus on these areas to give you a better user experience.

_ga (2 years)
Used to distinguish users.

_gid (24 hours)
Used to distinguish users.

_gat (1 minute)
Used to throttle request rate.

Google’s cookie policy can be found by clicking here.


Cloudflare

Cloudflare is one of the biggest networks operating on the Internet. We use Cloudflare services for the purposes of increasing the security and performance of our website.

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_cfduidcookie helps Cloudflare detect malicious visitors to our website and minimizes blocking legitimate users. It may be placed on the devices of our customers’ End Users to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It is necessary for supporting Cloudflare’s security features.

_cf_bm

_cf_bm cookie supports Cloudflare Bot Management by managing incoming traffic that matches criteria associated with bots. The cookie does not collect any personal data, and any information collected is subject to one-way encryption. This encrypted file contains Cloudflare’s proprietary bot score and helps manage incoming traffic that matches specific criteria.


Font Awesome

We use Font Awesome’s content delivery network to load icons, Font Awesome collects data about what icon files you download and when.

Font Awesome uses data about how you use Font Awesome content delivery networks to:

  • optimise the content delivery networks, so website visitors can download files quickly
  • diagnose and debug technical errors
  • defend the content delivery networks from abuse and technical attacks
  • calculate fees for Font Awesome Pro customers
  • compile statistics on icon popularity
  • compile statistics on the kinds of software and computers visitors use

Font Awesome usually stores data about how you use content delivery networks in identifiable form for just a few weeks. In special circumstances, like extended investigations about technical attacks, Font Awesome may preserve log data longer, for analysis. Font Awesome stores aggregate statistics about use of content delivery networks indefinitely, but those statistics don’t include data identifiable to you personally.


Add to any

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These cookies are for the purpose of sharing pages and content that interests you on our site through third party social networking or other websites. Psc and xtc hold binary values. Uid, uvc and uit cookies hold random string values. – 2 years

uuid .addtoany.com
Tracking conversions and segmenting users for analytics – 365 days

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twitter/ google_plus/ LinkedIn – 10 years

__cfduid .addtoany.com
track sharing of pages – 1 Year


Facebook

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Encrypted Facebook ID and Browser ID (Advertisement)


catAccCookies

catAccCookies
Cookie set by the UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies. Duration 30 days.


WordPress

We use WordPress as our content management system on the website.

wordpress_test_cookie is set when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies. This is asession cookie and deleted when you close your web browser.

wp-settings-{user_id}
Persists a user’s wp-admin configuration.

wp_sharing_{id}
Tracks whether or not a user has already performed an action.


Turning Off Cookies in Different Browsers

The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-ons settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.te of its manufacturer.