We use cookies… and below you’ll find out why:

Whilst we are not obliged to make a declaration on the use of cookies on our website, we have decided to do so to allay any fears you may have.

This website uses essential functional (session) cookies, which do not identify you in any way.

If you are concerned you have the option to disable cookies in your browser (see below). However it is totally unnecessary and may affect some of the functionality when using our site.

What is a cookie and how do we use them?

Cookies are harmless pieces of information stored on your computer. They are not spyware.

They create a unique, randomly generated code that enables us to retain information as you move from page to page on our site and the cookie automatically “dies” at the end of the session.

We use cookies in conjunction with Google Analytics to track the sources from which visitors enter our site (e.g. from a Google search) and to identify the most popular pages.

This information is completely anonymous and cannot be traced back to you in any way.

How do you enable or disable cookies?

In most browsers, you need to look under Settings, then Privacy. There is normally a tick box or similar where you can enable or disable cookies. You can also enable them per site. Some browsers have privacy settings such as high, medium and low privacy protection. at its best, without compromising your privacy.

Cookies used for Google Analytics

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Universal Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us count how many people visit our website by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes

Cookies used for Mouseflow

Mouseflow sets the following cookies:

mf_[session]: 1st party cookies, session lifetime: A cookie for identifying the browser session.

This cookie identifies the browser session while it happens. The cookie is deleted as soon as the session ends, meaning when the user leaves the website.

mf_user: 1st party cookie, persistent: A cookie for checking if the user is new or returning

This cookie establishes whether the user is a returning or first time visitor. This is done simply by a yes/no toggle – no further information about the user is stored. This cookie has a lifetime of 90 days.

Facebook Pixel

This site uses the Facebook pixel to collect data on visitor behaviour, such as:

  • which pages are visited
  • which device was used to view the website
  • what actions were taken

This information may be used to serve Facebook ads in future.