What Are Cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set
- Forms related cookies
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
- Site preferences cookies
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.
Third Party Cookies
- This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
- From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
- We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.
- We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; LinkedIn, Facebook, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
|Cookies‘ name||Validity period||Description|
|TawkConnectionTime||Until the session end||Identifies the user’s IP address, monitors the user’s steps on the site.|
|TawkCookie||Until the session end||Cross-Site Request Forgery.|
|Tawk_*||6 months||A third-party cookies that let you link chat windows for providing a better service.|
|__cfduid||1 year||A third-party cookies that let you link chat windows for providing a better service.|
|_ga, _gat||2 years||Google Analytics tracking cookies. The cookie collects information about user’s behavior on the site and composes statistical information.|
|_gid||24 hours||The cookie collects information about user’s behavior on the site and composes statistical information.|
|_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz||2 years||Google Analytics tracking cookies. Information to the server is sent anonymously. Cookies identify unique visitors and monitor user sessions.|
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.
If you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:
- Email: [email protected]