A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using this website:

First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

Cookie Name Description Duration
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress test cookie session
wp-settings- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies.
The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table.
This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
1 year
wp-settings-time- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year

Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

Cookie Name Purpose More info.
Multiple cookies incl. datr, lu, c_user, fr, xs, presence, p, act, sub These cookies are used to enable sharing of content via Facebook. Facebook Privacy Policy
Multiple cookies incl. remember_checked, guest_id, auth_token_session, auth_token, secure_session, twll, k, twid, __utma, __utmc, __utmz, _twitter_sess These cookies are used to enable interaction with the Juliet Turner twitter account. Twitter Privacy Policy
ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is used to interact with the Noise Trade widget. Noise Trade Privacy Policy