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. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of 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.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

CookieNamePurposeMore information
Necessary__cfduidUsed by the content network, Cloud flare, to identify trusted web traffic.Expiry: 1 year
NecessaryPHPSESSIDPreserves user session state across page requests.Expiry: Session
Statistics_dc_gtm_UA-#Used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.Expiry: Session
Statistics_gaRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.Expiry: 2 years
Statistics_gatUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.Expiry: Session
Statistics_gidRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.Expiry: Session
Marketing__atuvcUpdates the counter of a website’s social sharing features.Expiry: 13 months
Marketing__atuvsEnsures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, Add This.Expiry: Session
Marketing_at.cwwUsed by the social sharing platform Add This.Expiry: Persistent
Marketingat-lojson-cache-#Used by the social sharing platform Add This.Expiry: Persistent
Marketingat-randUsed by the social sharing platform Add This.Expiry: Persistent
Unclassified/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php-wc_cart_hashThis unclassified HTML cookie enables functionality of the shopping cart and is removed when you quit your browser.Expiry: Session
Unclassifiedcm_cookie_policy=1This cookie enables us to show cookie warning message to those who have visited our website for the first time.Expiry: 1 year
Unclassifiedwc_fragmentsThis is an unclassified HTML session cookie that is removed when you quit your browser.Expiry: Session

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire as above.