Cookie Policy

Use of cookies by this website

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
WordPress wordpress*
WordPress (our content management system) uses cookies, or tiny pieces of information stored on your computer, to verify who you are. There are cookies for logged in users and for commenters. Read more about how WordPress uses cookies here.
Google Analytics _ga
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 visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data.
Cookie Consent cookieconsent_dismissed Our cookie consent popup, which displays information about how we use cookies when you first visit our site, uses a cookie to store that you have accepted and dismissed the notice.
Popup Status popupstatus Our site displays a mailing list signup form when you first visit our site. When you dismiss/close this form, we use a cookie to prevent this being shown again for a set number of days.
MailChimp _AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT MailChimp are our email newsletter service provider. This session cookie is used when signing up to our email service. Read MailChimp’s privacy policy.


How do I change my cookie settings?

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