People who make places for people

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our websites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, remember your choices in forms, polls and site preferences, where available.
  • [Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website [and the advertising displayed on it] more relevant to your interests. [We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose].

Note: we don’t use our own targeting / tracking cookies directly on the domain(s). However we do use 3rd part services, that host the cookies on their domains, from the code on our domains.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Purpose More information
This cookie is used to track and report website traffic
__cfduid The __cfduid cookie is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected


Essential session management cookies for WordPress. Used to maintain information about each visit to the website and enable core site functionality. These cookies do not contain any personal information.
cookie_check_shown Used to store user’s acceptance of “cookie law” dialogs
wordpress_test_cookie This cookie used used by WordPress to test that cookies are enabled on your browser



WordPress Wordfence security plugin cookies to verify the user is a person and not a bot or security threat
BIGipServer{random}_Http_Pool Load Balancing Cookie
JSESSIONID New Relic session cookie, for load balancing and to track and report website performance.

NB: “{random}” indicates a randomly generated string of numbers and/or letters.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.