Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files containing amounts of information that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit and which your computer or mobile device downloads. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The information in cookies can be used to track your internet usage. Under the EU Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications of 12 July 2002, all visitors to a website with cookies must have access to information stating that the website contains cookies and the purpose for which cookies are used. They must also approve such cookies being used.

 

There are three different types of cookies:

  1. Session cookies are mainly used for assisting various activities during a session such as keeping you logged in between pages. Session cookies expire when the browser is closed.
  2. Permanent cookies remain stored even when a browser is closed. They can facilitate operations such as automatic login. Permanent cookies need to be deleted after a period of six months.
  3. First or Third Party are installed by first (website) or third parties and collect information to carry out various research into behaviour, demographics etc.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookie Description Purpose Type
wfvt_2207494353 Contain information about your general geographic location (used to remember your time zone, for example). These are known as session cookies and are deleted when you leave the site. Performance Session
wordfence_verifiedHuman Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks. Performance Session

 

How to avoid cookies

If you would prefer cookies to be rejected, change the settings in your web browser so that you either automatically refuse cookies to be downloaded or are prompted each time a website requests to save a cookie. Cookies that have been previously downloaded can also be deleted through the web browser. Rejecting or deleting certain cookies may however, prevent you from taking full advantage of the features of the website.