What are cookies?
A cookie is a text file that is created and stored by your browser when you visit a website. They are useful for remembering things like logins, user-preferences and behaviour.
What is an IP Address?
An IP address is a label which is used to identify one or more devices on a computer network, such as the internet. It is comparable to a postal address.
We use very few cookies of our own as there are no public logins nor commenting. These are the cookies set directly by this site:
- cookie_notice_accepted – set once ‘Close’ is clicked in the site cookie notice. This notice will stay in place until clicked and, until clicked, no Analytics cookies will be set in your browser.
- wfwaf-authcookie-[auto-generated alphanumeric string] – set by Wordfence security plugin. Will only be set for users trying to log in – read more here.
- wordpress_test_cookie – set by WordPress to check if cookies are enabled on the browser. This cookie is used on the front-end, even if you are not logged in.
- happyforms_logger – set by our contact form. Is a purely functional cookie that will be removed at the termination of browsing session.
Other cookies set on this site
We may display Social Media feeds on this site but, until a user has clicked ‘Close’ on the site cookie bar, no analytical cookies are set in a browser.
We may use a WordPress plugin to embed Tweets on this site. Twitter cookie notice.
This site uses Google Analytics to gain insights into how users interact with the site, how they view it (devices, operating system and the like), in order that usability and interaction may be improved. In line with GDPR compliance we have set Analytics to anonymize IP addresses. Google cookie notice. The Google cookies will begin with _ga and _gat.
On our contact form and trial download page we may use Google reCAPTCHA V3 to minimise spam and these 3 cookies are set there by google.com: OTZ, CONSENT and NID.
An OTZ cookie may also be set by Google when visiting our contact page where we display a Google map. These have an expiry period of one month.
IP Address Usage, Twitter