What are cookies?

This website uses a technology known as cookies, which are small text files that a website can send to your browser, which is then stored on your hard drive. They are widely used in order to provide essential functionality of the website, and to help the site provide a better user experience.

What cookies are used on this website?

wordpress_sec_[hash]: this cookie is used to store your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area, /wp-admin/.

wp-settings-time-[user_id]: the number on the end is your individual user ID from the user’s database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

wordpress_logged_in_[hash]: WordPress cookie which indicates when admins are logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.

wp-settings-[user_id] : The number on the end is your individual user ID from the user’s database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

wordpress_test_cookie: this is a test cookie and does not contain any user identifiable information

How can you turn off or disable the use of cookies on this website?

Generally, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this website and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser, although this may stop this website from functioning properly. For guidance on how to disable cookies and for any further information, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.