Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.


Cookie Name


Necessary Cookies

(These cookies help make a website usable. The website cannot function properly without these cookies)

PHPSESSIDPreserves user session state across page. Expiry: Session
civicAllowCookies, civicShowCookieIconCookie Control cookies. These cookies are set in order to remember preferences in regards to cookies.
_cfduidUsed by the content network, Cloudfare to identify trusted web traffic: Expiry: 1 Year
ccConsentUserUsed to display the Cookie Consent plugin upon start-up. Expiry: Persistent

Preferences Cookies

(These cookies enables a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks)

wfvt_#Remembers the user’s submitted data when a comment is submitted in a blog post. The purpose is to auto populate form fields for subsequent comments in order to save time for the user. Expiry: Session
Wordfence_verifiedHumanThis cookie is connected to the security system of the website. Expiry: Session

Analytics Cookies

(These cookies helps website owners to understand how visitors interact with website by collecting & reporting information anonymously. These have been input under necessary cookies on the cookie tool)

_gaRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Expiry: 2 Years
_gatUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. Expiry: Session
_gidRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Expiry: Session
NIDMost Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites. The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
collectUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Track the visitors across devices and marketing channels. Expiry: Session

Marketing Cookies

(These cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant & engaging for the individual user)

r_collectUsed by Google Analytics to collect data to measure efficiency of viewed or clicked ads and shows targeted ads. Expiry: Session
hjIncludedInSampleDetermines if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder. Expiry: Session
frUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. Expiry: 3 Months
trUsed by Facebook to show ads to people who are more likely to convert at the most efficient bid possible. Expiry: 3 Months
IDEUsed by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking on links of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the users. Expiry: 1 Year
ads/ga-audiencesUsed by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitors online behaviour across website. Expiry: Session
MUIDUsed widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft Domains. Expiry: 1 Year
MUIDB, MRMicrosoft User Identifier tracking cookie used by Bing Ads
_uetsidThis is a cookie utilised by Microsoft Bing Ads and is a tracking cookie. It allows us to engage with a user that has previously visited our website. Expiry: Session
sessUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. Expiry: Session
_hluid,hs-ard,messagesUtkHubspot plugin cookies. Expiry: Per Session
test_cookieUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. Expiry: Session



To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org


Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Internet Explorer


Apple Safari

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics & Google Adword across all websites, visit



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