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Cookie Policy

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. We use a number of different cookies on our site to help identify your computer, so we can tailor your user experience.

The list below describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy, which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.).

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Cookie NameDurationInformation
anti-captcha-crc1 dayTo stop spam robots entering the website and filling in forms.
_ga, _gid, _gat_gtag_UA_111217366_1_ga – 2 years_gid – 1 day _gat_gtag_UA – 1 dayThese 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.
cookieconsent_status 1 yearThis cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on ico.org.uk. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
vuid 2 yearsVimeo Analytics unique id – Tracking amount of video views.
Google Analytics:

We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address), so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.


Our websites runs the popular WordPress CMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with WordPress; and whether you have logged into WordPress. We use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you if you are a registered user, and we deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site.

Cookies may be set by Twitter, Facebook, and Vimeo. There may be scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.