In a nutshell, cookies are tiny text files that store information on your computer about the web pages you visit. They aren’t programs and they can’t harm your computer. We use cookies and similar technologies in the operation of our website.

Cookies help you to have a more positive experience on our website. Cookies help our website to remember you, so things run smoothly. Cookies allow us to enhance your experience by giving you a personalised service. Cookies do not directly identify you and allow us to improve our service by assessing how you use our website.

Third party cookies on our pages

Please note that during your visits to our website you may notice some cookies which are unrelated to us. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

Cookies used on our site

We only use cookies to help us continuously improve our website and maintain a nice browsing experience for our visitors.

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions. The table below explains the necessary cookies we use and why.

CookieNamePurposeExpiry
PHP Session IDPHPSESSIDThe membership administration software that this site uses, CiviCRM, runs on PHP, which uses this cookie to process your requests.When you logout of the site

You may also see other necessary cookies depending on how you interact with this website. These are:

CookieNamePurposeExpiry
WordPress Admin Cookieswp-settings-*
wp-settings-time-*
wordpress_logged_in_*
wordpress_*
The content management system for this website, WordPress, uses these cookies to store the credentials of site administrators and to customise their admin interface.1 year
WordPress Commenter Cookiescomment_author_*
comment_author_email_*
comment_author_url_*
If you comment on this site then your information is stored in these cookies so that you don’t have to re-type them if you wish to comment again.1 year

Optional cookies allow us to serve embedded content from other websites that use cookies, and to analyse how users interact with our website in order to improve it.

We will only store these cookies if you give us permission to do so, and you can revoke this permission at any time. These optional cookies are:

CookieNamePurposeExpiry
Google Analytics Tag Cookie_gat_*This cookie is used by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate from our site to theirs.1 minute
Google Analytics Cookies_gid/_gaThese cookies are used by Google Analytics to associate a users activity on the website across different pages.24 hours / 2 years

Document Control

VersionDescriptionDate
1.0Initial release30/12/2023

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