Use of Cookies on this site

Cookies are a piece of data sent from a web site and stored in your browsers memory.

Cookies can be required to allow a web site to function properly as web sites are stateless (they don't remember user information from one internal page to another) but sometimes they are used to track user actions within one web site or across multiple web sites in order to collect usage information or identify interests and map behaviour to be able to offer relevant advertisements.

This website uses the CookieHub widget to offer you the choice to allow or deny certain cookie categories which helps protect your privacy. Below is a description on the common cookie categories on this web site and a list of the know cookies and cookie providers that this web site uses.

You can change your cookie settings on this website at any time by clicking on the CookieHub icon in the bottom left corner of the screen on any page.

Necessary cookies

Neccessary cookies are used to make a web site function properly, they are generally not used for tracking and are not shared between webs.

The most common necessary action performed using a cookie is user authentication. When you log in to any web site, a cookie is stored in your browser including some piece of data used by the web to remember who is authenticated when you go to another internal page or refresh the site.

Cookies are also used so that a web knows what's in your shopping cart, store user settings and more.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies are not necessary but are used to collect valuable information on how a web site is being used, identify issues and figure out what needs to be improved on the site and what content is useful. The information collected is in most cases anonymous but some analytics services collect information that can be used to identify the user.

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites to to profile user behavior and allow publishers to display relevant advertisements.

Cookie Name Category Purpose
Universal Analytics (Google) _ga
Analyical These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data
Facebook Pixel Marketing A set of cookies set and used by Facebooks ad-management systems. See Facebook's cookie policy for more information.
Facebook Messenger Necessary A set of cookies set and used by Facebooks "Customer Chat" messenger plugin. See Facebook's cookie policy for more information.
Unsplash ugid Necessary Unsplash provides the images used in the websites headers. To ensure that each visitor doesn't see images randomly changing on each page load, unsplash keeps track of the visitor and the images they are meant to see using this cookie. analytics-enabled
Necessary A selection of cookies that store the cookie options that you have selected for the site to ensure that we only use other cookies in accordance with your wishes.