Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that may be placed on your browser, computer or device when you visit websites. Some cookies may be temporary and stay on your device for the duration of your browsing session only – so once you close your browser, the cookies will be deleted (session cookies). Some cookies may be more permanent in order to remember your preferences in the future – unless you choose to delete them (persistent cookies). Cookies may be placed by the operator of the website or by other parties setting cookies through that website.

The cookies used on a website include those which are essential to allow certain functions of a website (strictly necessary cookies), but also those which are non-essential, which: gather information on website usage (performance cookies); remember your choices and preferences in relation to a website (functionality cookies); and track user behaviour on a website e.g. so that advertisements can be more effectively targeted (targeting cookies) (see “Interest-based Advertising” in our Privacy Policy for more detail).

A full list of cookies we use on our website is provided below. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies, unless you take the actions set out below.

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Browser settings

You may be able to set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of our website may become inaccessible or not function properly. We have included information below for some commonly used web browsers:

Opting out of cookies and targeted advertising

To opt out of retargeted ads on Google, please refer to Google’s help article:

To block Google Analytics tracking in your browser, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on below:

You can find out more information about how to opt out of interest-based advertising at the websites below:

What cookies does our website use?

The following cookies are used by this website:

Cookie Name Duration Information
PHPSESSID Session This cookie is used for managing your current session on the website.

1 year

These cookies are used for determining cookie consent and can contain some information about your general geographic location (used to remember your time zone, for example).


2 years
30 minutes
1 year
2 years
2 years
2 years
2 years
2 years
2 years

These cookies are created and read by the AddThis social sharing site JavaScript in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis, and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behaviour for users. More information on the cookies set by AddThis and how to opt out are on the AddThis website.


2 years
10 minutes

These are Google Analytics cookies used to help run the Google Analytics application. Details of Google’s privacy policy.



This cookie is created and read by the Lucky Orange live analysis and tracking service. More information.



This cookie is for security and is used by Wordfence to protect the website against malicious attacks.