Cookies

We use cookies on our website to help improve things. We don’t use cookies to identify you or store any personal information about you.

The main use of cookies on our website is for Google Analytics so that we can track visits to our website and identify what content is popular on our website. We record information like 100 people accessed the home page last week.

The following cookies are set on our website.

Google Analytics

Name Purpose Expires
__utma This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site 2 years
__utmb This randomly generated number works with __utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site 30 minutes
__utmc This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser when you close your browser
__utmz This is a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months

If you’d like to prevent Google Analytics cookies being set on your computer for all websites on the internet, you may want to install the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Addon.

JetPack Stats

JetPack is a plugin we use to track the usage of our WordPress website. It collects similar information to Google Analytics and doesn’t collect any information that can be used to personally identify you.

Name Purpose Expires
__qca Track visits to our website 18 months

Third Parties

Third parties like YouTube may set cookies on your computer if we embed a video from them on our site and you choose to view it. These cookies are usually used for statistics and also to remember your position if you pause the video.

More Information

For more information about cookies you may wish to visit the aboutcookies.org website.

The About Cookies website also has details on how to delete cookies from your computer.