Cookies Policy

INTRODUCTION & POLICY

When you visit our website, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file, which is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site and which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can help us to improve our website and to deliver to you a better and more personalised service.

They enable us to do the following:

  • facilitate you in navigating through the site
  • we have some social network links on our website (Vimeo, Instagram, Youtube), those sites may also place a cookie on your computer
  • estimate our audience size, geographic location and usage pattern – we use Google analytics to do this;
  • speed up your searches; and
  • recognise you when you return to our website

Cookies will not be used for any purpose except as specified above. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

COOKIES DETAILS

We use the following cookies on our Website:

CookieNameDescriptionExpiry
WordPresswordpress_logged_in_WordPress cookie for a logged in user. The main purpose of this cookie is: PerformanceSession
WordPress Security pluginwordfence_verifiedHumanUsed to protect the site against malicious attacks. The main purpose of this cookie is: PerformanceSession
WordPresswfwaf-authcookie-Set by the Wordfence WordPress security plugin. It is used to authenticate user’s login request. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance24 hours
WordPress Security pluginwordfence_verifiedHumanUsed to protect the site against malicious attacks. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance24 hours
WordPress Security pluginwfvt_Set by Wordfence Security WordPress plugin which notes information about your general geographic location. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance30 minutes
WordPress Security plugin_lscache_varySet by the LiteSpeed Cache plugin for WordPress. Once users have logged in, the cookie is set, and their page requests will always be processed by WordPress. The pages they visit will not be cached, nor will cached pages be served to them. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance48 hours
WooCommercewp_woocommerce_session_Session cookie used by WooCommerce since v2.1. The cookie contains information identifying the customer and session expiration time. For guest shoppers this a randomly generated cryptographically strong ID. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance48 hours
WooCommercewoocommerce_items_in_cartRecords if there are any items in the WooCommerce shopping cart. The main purpose of this cookie is: PerformanceSession
WooCommercewoocommerce_cart_hashStores an encoded string representing the contents of the WooCommerce shopping cartSession
PHPSESSIDCookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages. The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly NecessarySession
Google Analytics_gaUsed to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance2 years
Google Analytics_gidUsed to distinguish users. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance24 hours
Google Analytics_gatUsed to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 1 minutes. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance1 minutes
ShareThis__unamThis cookie is usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page. The main purpose of this cookie is: Functionality
Video__distilleryThis cookie is used by our video player provider to remember your position in a video should playback be interrupted.3 months
Stripe__stripe_midstripe.com uses __stripe_mid and __stripe_sid to process payments for our website.12 months
Cookie ConsentcatAccCookiesCookie set by the UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.1 month
VideomuxDataTracking user behaviour in videos20 years

MANAGING COOKIES

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our website.

If you would like to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics then visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout