COOKIE POLICY

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

What are Cookies?

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.
Learn more about Cookies and how to manage them here:

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

It must be noted that “session cookies” do not hold any of the customer’s personal information.

It must be noted that by using “persistent cookies” neither we nor any third party can identify you personally in this way.

Cookies we use

Cookies used by our service provider are Google Analytics.

The intention is to understand usage of the website, make improvements to the website and make the website more engaging for the user.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Title/Name Provider Purpose
utma, utmb, utmc & utmz Google-analytics.com These are persistent cookies and as such last longer than the user’s session. These cookies are performance cookies and are used as part of our web analytics activity to monitor traffic and compile reporting about how users are using our websites. The cookies are used to capture anonymous data about a user’s journey around our website and the information is aggregated to allow us to analyse trends and make improvements to our website. Below is a more detailed explanation of each type of Google Analytics cookie: utma – this cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to our website, when their first visit was and when their last visit occurred; utmb and utmc – these cookies work together to calculate how long a visit takes. utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters our site, while utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves our site. utmb expires at the end of the session. utmc waits 30 minutes and then it expires (this time lag is required to ensure that no further page view activity occurs); utmz – this cookie tracks where the visitor came from e.g. what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keyword was used and where in the world the user accessed our website from.

Google reCAPTCHA

Functional, Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Google reCAPTCHA for spam prevention. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google reCAPTCHA Privacy Statement.

Functional

Name
Expiration
session
Function
Provide spam protection

Marketing/Tracking

Name
Expiration
session
Function
Read and filter requests from bots
Name
Expiration
session
Function
Read and filter requests from bots
Name
Expiration
persistent
Function
Read and filter requests from bots

WordPress

Functional

Usage

We use WordPress for website development. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Functional

Name
Expiration
session
Function
Read if cookies can be placed
Name
Expiration
persistent
Function
Store logged in users

Google Fonts

Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Fonts Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
Expiration
expires immediately
Function
Read user IP address

Complianz

Functional

Usage

We use Complianz for cookie consent management. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties. For more information, please read the Complianz Privacy Statement.

Functional

Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store if the cookie banner has been dismissed
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store accepted cookie policy ID
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences

Google Analytics

Statistics

Usage

We use Google Analytics for website statistics. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Statement.

Statistics

Name
Expiration
1 year
Function
Store and count pageviews
Name
Expiration
2 years
Function
Store and count pageviews

Divi (Elegant Themes)

Functional

Usage

We use Divi (Elegant Themes) for website design. Read more

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Functional

Name
Expiration
persistent
Function
Provide functions across pages
Name
Expiration
persistent
Function
Provide functions across pages

Wordfence

Functional

Usage

We use Wordfence for security and fraud prevention. Read more

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Wordfence Privacy Statement.

Functional

Name
Expiration
1 day
Function
Read to determine if the user is logged in

Miscellaneous

Purpose pending investigation

Usage

Sharing data

Sharing of data is pending investigation

Purpose pending investigation

Name
web-vitals-extension-metrics
Expiration
Function
Name
WP_PREFERENCES_USER_2
Expiration
Function
Name
WP_PREFERENCES_USER_1
Expiration
Function
Name
googlesitekit_1.102.0_71afd34a784d57c26a2bb6ede267d6f3_core::user::tracking
Expiration
Function
Name
pb_exceptions
Expiration
Function
Name
WP_DATA_USER_2
Expiration
Function
Name
pb_user_activity
Expiration
Function
Name
pb_forms
Expiration
Function
Name
wpEmojiSettingsSupports
Expiration
Function
Name
_gid
Expiration
Function
Name
aiDataOptions
Expiration
Function
Name
sg_security_2fa_dnc_cookie
Expiration
Function

Managing, Disabling and Enabling Cookies

It is every user’s right to have the choice of whether to agree to ‘cookies’ or not. You can accept or decline cookies from any website by modifying the settings in your browser. This is a far easier process than it sounds, and if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, you can do this through your browser settings.

For any required information about how to manage and disable cookies however, you can use the ‘Help’ function within your browser or for any further instructions, please visit:

However, please note that deleting or disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our website and therefore your potential enjoyment. By deleting cookies you also may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.

To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Regarding The ICO Cookie Directive

We are actively working towards full compliance with the ICO Cookie Directive as established by the EU in May 2011. We automatically capture anonymised Analytics data whilst you navigate this website to constantly improve your experience. You can disable Cookies when browsing websites by making use of the “Do Not Track” feature available in many modern web browsers.

This policy was last updated on 5h May 2022