What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to ‘remember’ you and your preferences and they ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors.

Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as ‘first party cookies’), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide analytics services on the website like  Google Analytics (‘third party cookies’).

What cookies do we use on this website?

Cookie Name Purpose
Viewed Cookie Policy Viewed_cookie_policy If the user has viewed the cookie policy, the pop up does not appear next time the user visits this website.
Universal Analytics (Google) _ga





These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website and WordPress blog. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.


Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data



How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.  You can find out more about cookies and deleting or controlling them by visiting www.aboutcookies.org and/or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

If you would like to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this page.