What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file that is placed on to your computer when you browse a website. It stores internet settings. Cookies are used in almost every website. They can be used to facilitate your use of websites, to improve your user experience, to remember your preferences and to analyse web traffic.

A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you.

You can find more information about cookies by visiting All About Cookies.

How you can control cookies

When you access our website we give you the option to accept or decline our use of cookies. If you decline their use this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the facilities on our website.

In many computer operating systems you can set your computer to delete cookies when exiting your browser or turning off your computer.

The cookies that we use and how we use them

We use a number of cookies on our website, these may change over time, we use the following cookies:

wordpress_test_cookieSessionCurrent visitTest to check cookies are enabled
woocommerce_cart_hashSessionCurrent visitUsed to manage the items currently in your cart
woocommerce_items_in_cartSessionCurrent visitStores the number of items currently in your cart
wp_woocommerce_session_[ID]SessionCurrent visitContains a unique ID to identify your cart contents
wfwaf-authcookie-[ID]Persistent12 hoursUsed to enhance security by validating you have access to an account within WordPress
wordpress_logged_in_[ID]SessionCurrent visitIndicates when you are logged in and identifies you to the website
wordpress_sec_[ID]SessionCurrent visitIndicates when you are logged in and identifies you to the website
cookie_notice_acceptedPersistent1 monthSaves your acknowledgement that cookies are used on this website
woocommerce_recently_viewedSessionCurrent visitStores your recently viewed products
store_notice[ID]SessionCurrent visitSaves your preference to hide the store notice bar

Google Cookies

Google also loads cookies which are listed below, you can read the Google Privacy Policy here

NIDPersistent18 monthsStores a unique identification code
CONSENTPersistent18 yearsChecks for consent to use Google services

Worldpay Cookies

Worldpay also loads cookies which are listed below, you can read the Worldpay Privacy Policy here

ADRUM_BTPersistent1 minuteUsed by WorldPay to process card payments


Facebook loads the like button widget in the sidebar. It doesn’t use cookies but it does collect data behind the scenes, you can read the Facebook Privacy Policy here