Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies – They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies – These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies – These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

First Party Cookies

CookieNameExpiresInformation
PHPSESSIDSessionWhen you close your web browser.As you browse around the pages on this site, the session cookie tells the website that you are the same person requesting the webpages, and not a new visitor to each page. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.
wordpress_test_cookieSessionWhen you close your web browser.Notes when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wordpress_logged_in_xxxxx, wordpress_sec_xxxxxSessionWhen you close your web browser.Keeps you logged in to the website and notes who you are

Third Party Cookies

CookieNameExpiresInformation
_ga, _gid, _gat_UA-XXXXXXXX-X, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmzGoogle Analytics2 YearsThese cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile 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.
_hjIncludedInSampleHotJar (session)When you close your web browser.This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.
__stidShareThis1 YearShareThis. Used to provide social sharing options on the website
test_cookieDoubleClick Ad ServicesSame DayDoubleClick use cookies to serve adverts on third party websites. The DoubleClick cookie serves relevant ads to potential customers and gathers information about how or if you are interacting with these ads.
IDEDoubleClick Ad Services1 MonthDoubleClick use cookies to serve adverts on third party websites. The DoubleClick cookie serves relevant ads to potential customers and gathers information about how or if you are interacting with these ads.
__cfduidCloudflare1 YearThis cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not record or store identifiable personal information. https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-What-does-the-Cloudflare-cfduid-cookie-do-
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEYouTube6 MonthsEstimates the user’s bandwidth on pages with embedded YouTube videos.
GPSYouTubeSame DayUsed by YouTube (Google) for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes – https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
PREFYouTube1 YearUsed by YouTube (Google) for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes – https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
YSCYouTubeWhen you close your web browser.Used by YouTube (Google) for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes – https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
frFacebook3 MonthsCookie used to allow page to be shared through Facebook share buttons
NIDGoogle6 MonthsThis cookie contains a unique ID that 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.
_auth, csrftoken, _pinterest_sessPinterest1 YearCookie used to allow page to be shared through Pinterest share buttons
__tld__, ajs%3Atest, ajs%3Acookies, ajs_user_id, ajs_group_id, ajs_anonymous_idMatterport1 YearVirtual Tours videos – These cookies are used to analyse video usage and improve product and content offerings.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.