This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

Like most online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function correctly and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our website are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience in future.

We do not use cookies for advertising purposes, or pass user data to any other organisation or website.

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. For example, they allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.

Non-essential: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. For example, analytics tools to measure how you use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. This could include anonymous information of how you got to the site, the pages you visit and how long you spend on each page.

The list below details the cookies used on our website.

CookieDescription
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site's analytics reports.
_gatThis cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from and the pages visited.
c_userSet by Facebook to contain the user ID of the currently logged in user.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functionalThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
datrSet by Facebook to identify the web browser being used to connect to Facebook independent of the logged in user. This cookie plays a key role in Facebook’s security and site integrity features.
frSet by Facebook to Enable ad delivery or retargeting.
gt, ct0These cookies, provided by Twitter, are used in conjunction with social media plugins in order to allow following our Twitter accounts easily, share content via Twitter, and to display the latest tweet. Twitter makes use of cookies to improve its own service, to personalize content and enable additional features for logged-in Twitter users, and to target Twitter ads.
guest_idUsed to identify you to Twitter. If you do not have a Twitter account or never accessed the Twitter.com website directly then Twitter will assign you a unique code to track your visit to the Twitter feed.
personalization_idUsed by Twitter if you are logged in to Twitter to associate your device with your Twitter account. Twitter may also use this cookie for personalization across devices whether or not you are logged in to Twitter.
presenceSet by Facebook as the session-based cookie to support your use of Messenger chat windows.
spin, sbSet by Facebook to enable and track movement between devices when accessing the Nunthorpe web site and Facebook.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
wd, dprSet by Facebook to store the browser window dimensions, and used to optimise the rendering of the page.
wordpress_sec_[hash]This cookie is set by WordPress to provide protection against hackers and store account details.
wordpress_test_cookieWordPress sets a cookie this to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users.
wp-settings-1, wp-settings-time-1WordPress uses this cookie to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
xsSet by Facebook to store a unique session ID.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can use the link below to reset your cookie preferences. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences. Please note you may be required to reload the page after using the link to see the consent notice again.

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