What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that a website saves on your computer, or mobile device, when you visit the site.
Cookies enable the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and display preferences) over a period of time. This means you don’t have to keep re-entering them when you come back to the site or visit different pages.
Cookies don’t contain any information that could be used to identify you personally. You can delete any cookies that your browser has stored and use your internet browser’s private browsing setting to restrict sites from using cookies.
Find out more about deleting and controlling cookies
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of this website.
Our website uses session cookies. These are essential to allow you to move around certain parts of our website and use its features.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name
, e-mail address
in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data
and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information
and your screen display choices
. Login cookies last for two days
, and screen options cookies last for a year
. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks
. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Cookies set by Third Party Websites
Our website sometimes embeds content from other websites such as YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with embedded content you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control these cookies and you should therefore check the relevant third party website for more information about these cookies.
Links to Other Websites
This policy only applies to this website. When you follow a link to another website you need to check the policy held on that site.