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First party cookies

WordPress cookies

PHPSESSID - Used by WordPress to identify a specific user session. Expires at the end of the session.


Third party cookies

Google Analytics cookies

 _utma - This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site. Expires in 2 years.

_utmb - This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site. Expires in 30 minutes.

_utmc - This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser. Expires 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). Expires in 6 months.

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information 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.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies by visiting this page on Google.

More information:Â Google Privacy Policy.

YouTube cookies

_use_hitbox - This is a randomly generated number that identifies your browser. Expires when you close your browser.

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - Set when viewing a page with Youtube videos on it. It is set by Youtube so they can count the views of embedded Youtube videos on them. Expires in 9 months.