Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
YouTube cookies We may embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
Comment cookies comment_author
If you comment on the site, convenience  cookies are set to remember the information you used. This is purely to remember the information you used so that you don’t need to re-type all your information again when you want to leave another comment. The commenter cookies are set to expire a little under one year from the time they’re set.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. There a range of sites and articles to help find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them. Try searching Google for Cookies for more information.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit