Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites. You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions


By using our website and accepting our use of cookies you accept the following:

Cookies used on this website

We only use essential cookies which help the website to function. No personally identifiable information is held in cookies generated by our site.

Local Cookies
Cookie From Purpose
Wordfence, 3 cookies Wordfence Wordfence is a security plugin that helps protect our site and your data.
euCookie EU Cookie Law Checks if you’ve agreed to our cookie policy Akamai Media streaming functionality Paypal Used if buying through Paypal Twitter Advertising tracking (we don’t have adverts on this site, but it may set advertising preferences on other sites based on your visiting us.) Google Used for ReCaptcha spam protection Google Enables Maps for our site
mdocs-(random string) MDocs Used to remember documents to enable searching
wp_woocommerce_session_(random string) WooCommerce Used to track purchases to enable the shopping cart


Other Cookies

Third-party cookies, such as those used for social sharing, may contain personal data. While we have done our best to detail cookie use, it is a difficult task as they may be transient or only created in unusual circumstances etc. Therefore this list may not be exhaustive.

We allow sharing to Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Pinterest and LinkedIn. These platforms regularly change their use of cookies making it hard to supply a definitive list. We ask that you check their individual privacy and cookie policies before using these share buttons.

Platform Privacy Policy Cookie Policy

For Mailchimp: If you sign-up to our newsletter, we use Mailchimp to send our emails. Mailchimp uses tracking cookies to help understand who is responding to our emails. Mailchimp does not store cookies here on our website. The full details of Mailchimp’s cookie use is here: See especially: Cookies served through the Services.

Managing cookies

Our website cookies remain for 6 months after your visit. Mailchimp and Sharing cookies will remain for up to one year. Our site is secured with an SSL certificate (it stands for Secure Socket Layer – which basically means that our site is protected with encryption.) This makes it hard for anyone to access our site inappropriately (e.g. hacking). This protects your cookie information from being accessed by third parties. However, as with all cookies, should someone illicitly collect them and combine them with other information they may be able to build a profile of you which includes personal information. You can change your cookie settings and remove already stored cookies through your web browser. However removing or disabling cookies can affect the functionality and prevent you from using certain parts of the website. You may also remove consent for cookies at any time here: