What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text-files that websites place on your computer or mobile phone. They are the internet kind, not chocolate chip and you can’t eat them.

What are they for?

There are many reasons for websites to use cookies, for example:

  • Making websites work how you would expect;
  • To improve the efficiency of a website;
  • For improving the user experience on a website;
  • And also, to provide analytics on usage.

The cookies we use only contain anonymous information. And, we store no personal details!

Do you have to accept them?

Your web browser can choose whether to accept cookies. Most web browsers such as, Google Chrome or Safari accept them. For information on cookies and disabling them please go to aboutcookies.org. You’ll also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer. In the event that you are using a mobile device, please check your manual.

Parts of this website may not work as a result of disabled cookies.

The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on the type. With this in mind, we use the following cookies:

    • Essential cookies: to enable the operation of our website. Including use of online forms and galleries.
    • Session cookies: to recognise users within our website. These cookies are temporary and only stay active until you close your browser.
    • Analytic cookies: to allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to the website. They also, allow us to see how visitors travel through our website. This helps us to improve the way our website works for users. In addition, it helps us to put content in easy to reach places.
    • Third-party cookies: to allow third-party website features to function. For example, our instagram feed.

 

By continuing to use this site, you accept use of these cookies.

 

You can see a full list of cookies used below.

 

Cookie Category Cookie Name Cookie Description
Session Cookie PHPSESSID – To store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page. For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission. When an enquiry form is submitted successfully, a message is stored and presented to the user thanking them for their enquiry.

– To store a users shopping basket

No personal information is stored in this cookie.

Cookie Consent euCookie This cookie is set by our website once you have seen and acknowledged our Cookie banner. This cookie will expire and automatically delete itself after [14] days.
Google Analytics (Universal) _ga The single default cookie for Google Universal Analytics. This sole cookie used by Goole Analytics stores a unique client identifier (Client ID) which is set randomly. This cookie is set to expire after 24 months (2 years) and is refreshed each time you visit our website.
_gali The single default cookie for Google Universal Analytics. This sole cookie used by Goole Analytics is used to monitor the performance of the website. This cookie is set to expire after 12 months (1 year) and is refreshed each time you visit our website.
_gat The single default cookie for Google Universal Analytics. This sole cookie used by Goole Analytics is used to throttle the google analytics request rate.. This cookie is set to expire after 24 hours (1 day) and is refreshed each time you visit our website.
_gid The single default cookie for Google Universal Analytics. This sole cookie used by Goole Analytics stores a unique client identifier (Client ID) which is set randomly. This cookie is set to expire after 24 hours (1 day) and is refreshed each time you visit our website.
Google Analytics (Classic) _utma A Google Analytics cookie, which keeps track of the number of times, a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
_utmb A Google Analytics cookie, which creates a timestamp of the exact moment when a visitor enters a site.
_utmc A Google Analytics cookie, which creates a timestamp of the exact moment when a visitor leaves the site.
_utmv Used for reporting in Google Analytics classifying the visitor.
_utmz A Google Analytics cookie which tracks where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords used, and where in the world the site was accessed from.
WordPress wp-settings-{time}-[UID] Serveral WP Settings cookies may be set if you log into the website. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wordpress_test_cookie

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wordpress_logged_in

These WordPress session cookies are created if and when you log into WordPress either as an administrator or contributor to the website.
devicePixelRatio This cookie records your device’s pixel ratio. If your screen resolution is a retina or Hi DPI screen, then the website may choose to serve you higher resolution graphics.