What Are Cookies?
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP
Cookies used on this website
wordpress_test_cookie – WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
ADMINDYNSRV, DYNSRV – Both of these cookies are use to help the performance of the website and are deleted when you close your browser.
PHPSESSID – To store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page. For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission. When an enquiry form is submitted successfully, a message is stored and presented to the user thanking them for their enquiry. No personal information is stored in this cookie.
Cookies used by Google
NID – Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites. The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
etBloomCookie_optin_1 This cookie retains your preference for a period of time with respect to dismissing pop-up windows containing the newsletter signup form, to prevent the pop-up window from opening every time a you visit the site. This cookie expires after 24 hours, or you can clear your browser cache to remove it sooner.
Cookies used by Youtube.com
GPS – Registers a unique ID on your mobile device to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
PREF – Provides you with a Unique ID to allow Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across various websites
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE – Used to estimate your bandwidth on a page containing YouTube videos
YSC – This creates a unique ID to understand what videos from YouTube the user has previously seen
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
The following links provide information on managing cookies for the most common browsers:
Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
Google Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Safari iOS: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677
Blackberry: Turn off cookies in the browser
Windows Phone: Changing privacy and other browser settings