Cookie Policy

What is a cookie

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer or mobile device. Websites use cookies to store and retrieve information about users, which enables features that need to to “remember” and track users. For example, cookies allow websites to remember what items are in your shopping cart, or whether you are logged in or logged out.

There are two types of cookie: session and persistent. A session cookie is deleted from your device when you leave the website. A persistent cookie has an expiry time, which can range from hours to years. A persistent cookie will remain on your computer until it is manually deleted or it expires.

Cookies can come from two sources: first-party or third-party. A first-party cookie is a cookie set by the website you are visiting. A third-party cookie is included on the website you are visiting, but comes from another domain.

How this website uses cookies

The purposes of cookies used on this website are:

  1. to track statistics about visitors
  2. to play embedded Youtube Videos
  3. to improve website functionality and record your decision to accept cookies

Youtube uses cookies to keep track of your personal preferences and settings and these may be used for targeting of advertising. Youtube is covered by Google’s Privacy Policy See more here

Domain Cookie Id Purpose Expires 1P_JAR Used by Google and Youtube to customise ads on Google websites 1 month CONSENT Used by Google and Youtube to track cookie permissions 20 years GPS Used by Youtube to record information Session PREF May be used by advertising partners to build a profile of interests to show relevant ads on other sites. It works by uniquely identifying your browser and device. 8 months VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Keeps track of user preferences for Youtube videos embedded in sites, it can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the Youtube interface. 6 months YSC Used to track views of embedded videos SESSION CONSENT Tracks consent settings 20 years PHPSESSID Establishes a user session to improve website functionality (eg, using forms) SESSION cookie_notice_accepted Remembers the visitor has accepted the use of cookies so doesn’t show the notice again for one month. 1 month


Managing Cookies

Your browser has tools to help you manage which cookies you accept or not. For example, you can choose not to accept any third-party cookies, or to filter cookies from specific domains.

You can read more about managing cookies in specific browsers here: