Cookie Policy

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on the device you use to access the internet whenever you visit a website that uses cookies.

How we use cookies
We use cookies on our website ( to improve the user experience, to provide social features and to analyse our traffic. The table below details the cookies we currently use and why.

Cookie TypeCookie NamePurpose
Cookie banner dismissal settingcookieconsent_statusUsed to register your cookie banner dismissal. No personally identifiable information is collected.
Matomo analytics_pk_id.2.d4cc
Used to collect information about how visitors use our website and for performance analysis. No personally identifiable information is collected. We respect the ‘Do not track’ browser preference setting.
WordPress comments system cookiescomment_author_{HASH}
When leaving a comment, you have the option to save your details so that you will not need to re-type all your information again should you wish to leave a comment on another occasion.

The commenter cookies are set to expire a little under one year from the time they’re set.

How you can manage your cookies
When you visit for the first time, you will be presented with the Cookie Banner, which explains the fact that we use cookies on our website. Until you dismiss the banner by using the ‘Got it!’ button, the Cookie Banner will remain visible for as long as you browse the site.

Should you wish to remove cookies set by from your device, you will need to use your web browser settings (refer to your web browser help documentation for instructions).

You can learn more about managing cookies in general here:

Further information about how we manage your personal data can be found in our Privacy Policy.

Cookie Policy version 2.3, published 23rd October 2018