What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website. Cookies help us to improve our website and deliver a better and more personalised service to you.
An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when connecting to the internet. This information does not identify you personally.
You may refuse to accept cookies or to be alerted when a cookie is being sent by activating the relevant setting on your browser. If you choose not to accept cookies our website may not function properly.
What cookies are used?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|AddThis||Analytics/FunctionalityAddThis is a social bookmarking service that allows us to add social media sharing widgets and buttons to our website. The AddThis cookies track and analyse data around the content shared through these widgets.This information does not directly identify an individual. However, in certain circumstances, the visitor may opt to share their email address with AddThis to facilitate the services. These email addresses are not used for online behavioural advertising.
|Browser Session||Strictly NecessaryThis cookie is set by our website when a user visits the site and is an essential cookie for the operation of the website. This cookie does not display any identifiable or tracking information and is deleted when the user closes their browser.||PHPSESSID||Session||N/a|
|Disqus||FunctionalityDisqus is a commenting service that allows users to add comments to certain articles on this and other websites. Disqus saves your previous usernames in cookies so that you don’t have to sign in every time you use the same computer.
Find out more about Disqus’ cookies at https://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/466235-use-of-cookies
|Google Analytics||Analytical/PerformanceThese cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
|MailChimp||FunctionalityThis cookie is used to remember your preferences for the mailing list pop-up form display.||chimpy_t||Persistent||Daily|
|Scroll Position||FunctionalityThis cookie is used to track scroll position within a page.||gsScrollPos||Session||N/a|
|Soundcloud||FunctionalitySoundCloud is a music and audio platform. SoundCloud cookies recognise you when you visit our website.
Find out more about SoundCloud cookies at https://soundcloud.com/pages/cookies
Find out more about Wordfence cookies at https://docs.wordfence.com/en/Wordfence_options#Disable_Wordfence_Cookies
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