To provide a helpful, reliable, and user friendly service online, it is sometimes necessary to place small amounts of information on your computer or other device – these files are commonly referred to as cookies.

Our website is powered by WordPress, which may use cookies that enable us to monitor and improve our services to you. The information gathered by cookies is anonymous and cannot be used to identify you personally or access any other personal information on your computer or device.

Cookies we use

  • Cookietest: to see if cookies are enabled in your browser
  • akm_mobile: to see if you are viewing our website on a mobile
  • Botdlang: to see which language you are using
  • tk_ni/tk_ai/tk_qs: collects data on how you use our website
  • Ads: to see if you have clicked on an advert before
  • wordpress_eli: to reduce the display of adverts when you use our website frequently
  • ab: for a/b testing, where WordPress compares two versions of a webpage to see which is better

Most cookies will only be used if you comment on posts or create / log in to a WordPress account. These include:

  • nux_flow_name: if you create a WordPress account, to see if you used a WordPress form or a custom one
  • signup_partner_refandsignup_referrer: tracks the source of new WordPress accounts
  • wordpress_logged_in*: to see if you have logged in to WordPress
  • twostep_auth: if you log in to WordPress using two step authentication
  • wp_sharing_{id}: to see if you have already performed an action e.g. liking or sharing a post

Click here to find out more about the cookies used by WordPress.

As we have embedded a map from Google on our ‘Contact us’ page, Google may use cookies when you visit the page. Click here to find out more about the cookies used by Google Maps.

Restricting and blocking cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies set by our website or others, you can do this via your browser settings.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them from your computer or device, visit All About Cookies here.

Please note that restricting cookies may affect the functionality of our website.