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Introduction to Cookies

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 baskets, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
_gid, _gathird party2 yearsGoogle Analytics Feed – based on User ID. This site uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of the website. Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Our analytics service provider’s privacy policy is available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
autoptimize_feedthird party1 year, 4 monthsOptimizes the page speed/loading of the website. This cookie will help notify the site if the cache has been refreshed since your last visit, and will force the page to refresh so you get the most recent version. Developed by Frank Goossens (futtta).
comment_author,comment_author_email, comment_author_urlpersistent<1 yearIf you comment, this cookie stores your name, email address and website address. WordPress sets these cookies purely for convenience, so that you won’t need to re-type all your information again when you want to leave another comment. Further information is available in the WordPress Codex: WordPress Cookies.
eucookielawthird party6 monthsRecords that you have consented to Cookie usage on the site.
MCPopupSubscribedthird party3 monthsThis cookie is associated with the MailChimp sign up form that will pop up on the homepage. Will store the value 'yes' to confirm that the email address provided has subscribed to the site's list.
PHPSESSIDpersistentwhen browser is closedThis cookie contains a reference to a session stored on the web server. No information is stored in the user's browser and this cookie can only be used by the current web site. It stores a logged in user's username and a 128bit encrypted key. This information is required to allow a user to stay logged in to a web site without needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unable to proceed to areas of the web site that require authenticated access. No personal information is stored in this cookie.
redux_current_tabthird party17 secondsUsed for storing current tab of theme options.
tk_ai, tk_tcthird partysessionStores a randomly-generated anonymous ID. This is only used within the admin area and is used for general analytics tracking.
vchideactivationmsgthird party3 yearsAids in simplifying the backend visual editor (Visual Composer).
viewed_cookie_policythird party1 yearThe viewed_cookie_policy cookie is set to “yes” when the Cookie law info bar has been viewed and accepted.
wordpress_logged_insessionsessionThis cookie is set by WordPress and is used for indication and identification of the logged in user. This is a session cookie.
wordpress_secThis cookie is set by WordPress. These cookies help keep you logged in to the site.
wordpress_test_cookiesessionsessionWordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies. A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser.
wp-settings-1persistent<1 yearText indicating your preferred settings. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wp-settings-time-1sessionsessionWordPress cookie for a logged in user.
Other cookies

This site uses Jetpack to optimize several features of the site and enhance user experience. Jetpack is an Automattic product, created by the same company that produces WordPress. Some Jetpack features make use of third-party applications and services to enhance the experience of visitors. These include social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter (via the Sharing feature). As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties, and used by them to track your online activity. This site and Jetpack have no direct control over or access to the information that is collected by these cookies. Consult the individual privacy policies of any such services for more information.

For further information on Google Analytics cookies, please visit https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies or view Google’s privacy policy http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

Disabling Cookies

If you prefer to disable cookies on this site 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.