Cookies in general

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a small text file that is placed on a user’s computer hard drive. It is generated by a computer that operates a website. The information the cookie contains is set by the website and can be used whenever the user visits the site. A cookie is similar to a user’s identification card, which tells a website about the user’s website usage and when the user has visited which parts of a website.


Declining cookies

If you would like to decline the use of cookies, you can do this in two ways:

  1. Configuring your browser used to visit the website in a way that it blocks cookies or
  2. Changing third-party service cookie settings

For more information on how to disable cookies in your browser, please visit


Cookies used on this website

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


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 website.  By continuing to browse our website site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.