What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a small file built into your Internet browser on your device. Cookies hold information which allows the site to recognise your account.
Persistent and Session Cookies
There are two types of cookies.
Session cookies are temporary cookie files which are deleted once you close your browser. When you go back to the site, the site will not remember you and will treat you as a new visitor.
Persistent cookies remain on your device until you delete them or they expire.
Both session and persistent cookies are used on our website.
Most web browser settings are set for you to accept both our own cookies and third-party cookies. Our website takes advantage of this facility, for the highest functionality of the website, when you accept both our own cookies and third-party cookies. If you reject cookie options, this may affect the functionality of the website. You have the ability to prevent your device from accepting cookies. Browser settings can be adjusted in your tool bar.
Leaving A Comment
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.