We use website cookies to improve user experience of our website by enabling our website to ‘remember’ users, either for the duration of their visit – using a ‘session cookie’ – or for repeat visits – using a ‘persistent cookie’.
The Cookies We Use
Google Analytics Cookies
The first two cookies are used to distinguish users and expire wihin 2 years and 24 hours respectively. The third is used to throttle request rate and expire in 1 minute. The fourth is a session cookie used to send data to Google Analytics.
The is a session cookie that is set when a user subscribes to an email campaign. The second relates to the Mailchimp pop-up box when closed and expires after 1 year.
The first session cookie remembers the user’s selected language version of twitter on areas of the site with twitter content. The second is a session cookie used when you click on the Twitter profile. The third is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities and expires after 2 years. The guest_id appears on pages that use the button “Tweet” and serves to identify the user with a unique number associated with Twitter; it expires after 2 years. Twitter uses external_referer to see where users have come from and expires after 1 week. ct0 is a session cookie. To find out more about Twitter cookies, please click here
We use the instagram API to display posts. Instagram will not store personally-identifiable cookie information unless you click through onto the the original posting. rur and urlgen are session cookies and expire immediately. csrftoken and mid expire after 1 year and 20 years respectively. To find out more about Instagram cookies, please click here
Cookie Notice Cookies
This stops the cookie notice coming up each time you visit and expires after 6 months.
Most browsers allow some control of cookies and there is a helpful section here if you wish to find out more.