We’re not talking about the round ones you bake in the oven, although they are rather fantastic. We’re talking about web cookies. Still not sure? We’ve got it covered. Here’s a simple explanation of what they are, why they matter, and how they are used on this website. If you don’t want any cookies, scroll to the bottom of this page for possible solutions.

What are cookies?

Cookies are pieces of data (information) stored by websites on your computer. Cookies are normally only stored temporarily on your computer in your web browser’s temporary data store. The duration that a cookie actually stays on your computer is determined by the website that stored the cookie and your web browser settings.

Why cookies?

Cookies can help us to improve your experience as a visitor. They allow us to collect general information about the popularity of our content, and enables our website to do useful tasks like remember your preferences when logged in so you don’t have to enter your credentials every time you click on something requiring them.

Cookies used on this website:

Origin Purpose
Google Analytics These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile analytical reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
CMS Our Content Management System (CMS) uses cookies to verify who you are. There are cookies for logged in users and for commenters. They carry unique session identification tokens but no personal information.

I don’t want any cookies!

You can delete the cookies we use at any time by clearing your web browser’s browsing history and cache. If you do not agree to the cookies we use then you may disable cookies entirely or stop using our website. We really don’t want to see you go, so if the cookies we use are a concern to you then the easiest option is to disable cookies.

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