Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser when you visit any website. They allow information gathered on one web page to be stored until it is needed for use on another, allowing a website to provide you with a personalised experience and the website owner with statistics about how you use the website so that it can be improved.

Some cookies may last for a defined period of time, such as one day or until you close your browser. Others last indefinitely.

Your web browser should allow you to delete any you choose. It also should allow you to prevent or limit their use.

Our website uses cookies. They are placed by software that operates on our servers, and by software operated by third parties whose services we use.

When you first visit our website, we ask you whether you wish us to use cookies. If you choose not to accept them, we shall not use them for your visit except to record that you have not consented to their use for any other purpose.

If you choose not to use cookies or you prevent their use through your browser settings, you will not be able to use all the functionality of our website.

We use cookies in the following ways:

  • to track how you use our website
  • to record whether you have seen specific messages we display on our website

Google Analytics        __ga
– Tracking user behaviour on site    Expiry: 24 months

Wistia Distillery           __distillery
– Tracking user behaviour in videos   Expiry: 12 months

Google DoubleClick for Publishers __gads
– This cookie is associated with the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google. Its purpose is to do with the showing of adverts on the site, for which the owner may earn some revenue.           Expiry: 12 months

Wistia data collection muxData
– Tracking user behaviour in videos   Expiry: 240 months

WordPress test ookie wordpress_test_cookie
– Tests if cookies is enabled in the browser           Expiry: session

PHP session ID           PHPSESSID
– Preserves user state across page requests. Expiry: session

Google Analytics        __gat
– Tracking user behaviour                 Expiry: session

Cookie pop up notice pro_eucip_cookies_box_state
– Stores whether the user has accepted cookies or not  Expiry: 1 month

Google Analytics revisit cookie        __utma
– Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website and the dates of first and last visits. Used by Google Analytics.         Expiry: 24 months

Google Analytics timestamp __utmc
– Registers a timestamp with the exact time when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate how long a visit to the website items.     Expiry: session

Google Analytics referrer cookie     __utmz
– Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what keywords that were used. Used by Google Analytics.          Expiry: 6 months

Google Analytics time cookie           __utmb
– Registers a timestamp with the exact time when the user enters the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate how long a visit to the website items.     Expiry: session

Google Analytics queries cookie     __utmt
– Used to throttle the speed of the number of queries to the server.
Expiry: session

wordfence_verifiedHuman – Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks.