Cookie Policy

Last updated: 20th December 2018

What are cookies?

As is common practice with most professional websites our website uses cookies, which are small files that are downloaded to your computer to improve your experience.

This page describes what information they gather, how we use it, why we sometimes need to store these cookies and how you can manage them. We will also show how you can prevent these cookies from being stored although this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality. This is designed to make your next visit to our website more useful to you.

How our website [url=][/url] uses cookies

When you use and access, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are required in order for the website to work correctly. If you don’t allow these cookies, some parts of the website may not work properly, such as logging in, submitting forms, and other standard website behavior. The only way to disable these cookies is via your browser settings and are described below.

exp_csrf_token: This is a security cookie used to identify the user and prevent Cross Site Request Forgery attacks.
exp_last_activity: Records the page loading time. Used in conjunction with the last_visit cookie.
exp_last_visit: Date of the user’s last visit. Can be shown as a statistic for members and used by the forum to show unread topics for both members and guests.
exp_sessionid: Session id, used to associate a logged in user with their data.
exp_visitor_consents: Saves responses to Consent requests for non-logged in visitors

Functionality cookies

These cookies help personalize content and functionality, including remembering changes a user has made to parts of the website that they can customize. These cookies are optional and simply make the website friendlier to use and add functionality without requiring registration. You may expect to see the following functionaliotcookies when you browse our site:

exp_tracker: Contains the last 5 pages viewed, encrypted for security. Typically used for form or error message returns.
modal: Set when some popups are closed (e.g. newsletter signup) to prevent the popup appearing again with a certain timeframe.

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us measure how visitors use our website, which pages are popular, and what our traffic sources are. This helps us improve how our website works and make it easier for all visitors to find what they are looking for. The information is aggregated and anonymous, and cannot be used to identify you. If you do not allow these cookies, we will be unable to use your visits to our website to help make improvements.

_ga: Google Analytics cookie

_fbp: Facebook Pixel cookie

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party services that set their own cookies to report usage statistics of [url=][/url], deliver advertisements on and through the website, and so on. Examples are Vimeo, YouTube, Facebook, etc.

What are your choices regarding cookies?

You can update your cookie settings for [url=][/url] here.

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

To update your browser’s cookie settings:

For any other web browser, head to your website browser’s official web pages where can you find more information about cookies.

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites: