Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites you visit.

They are commonly used to make websites work more efficiently for visitors, and to provide information to the people who own the site. Some of the cookies we use are essential in order for parts of the website to operate. The table below shows the cookies we use, what they do and how long the hang around for.

We use some cookies to gather information, and we use that information to:

• generate statistics on how our website is being used, which can help us to improve it.
• make it easier for you to navigate the site.
• ensure that the site is operating properly.
• allow our users to have a personalised experience of the site.

Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
wordpress_2WordPress cookie for a logged in user.session
wordpress_logged_in_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_cookie2WordPress test cookiesession
wp-settings-1Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.1 year
wp-settings-time-2Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.1 year
PHPSESSID1To identify your unique session on the websitesession
SESS1To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.session