Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. Some of these cookies are essential to make this site work properly, to allow you to register, submit and edit business listings and events. Other types of cookies help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and for ads personalisation.

This Cookie Policy explains how we use cookies and what information we may collect about you when you visit our website (

What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your device when you visit a website. They are commonly used to collect information about your browsing activities and preferences, and to help websites remember your preferences for future visits. Cookies can also be used to track your behaviour across multiple websites.

How we use cookies
We use cookies to improve the performance and functionality of our website, to personalise your experience, and to analyse how visitors use our website. We may also use cookies to deliver targeted advertising and to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.

The cookies we use on our website fall into the following categories:

Strictly Necessary Cookies:

These cookies are essential for the operation of our website and enable you to access certain features, such as secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, some parts of our website may not work properly.

cookies_and_content_security_policyStores your choice for our Cookies and Content Security Policy3 monthsStrictly Necessary
pvc_visits[0]Posts View Counter sets this cookie to ensure accurate view counts on each page. No personal information or anything visitor specific is tracked or stored.1 dayStrictly Necessary
_koko_analytics_pages_viewedKoko Analytics is privacy-friendly analytics. We use it to monitor traffic and content on our website. No personal information or anything visitor specific is tracked or stored.6 hoursStrictly Necessary

Statistics Cookies:

These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, such as which pages they visit most often and whether they receive error messages from certain pages. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you personally.

Our website specifically uses Google Analytics to help us monitor how our website is being used. You can block their cookies, or you can also opt out of Google Analytics by installing Google’s Browser Opt-Out Add-On.

_gaThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.1 year +Analytics
_ga_*This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.1 year +Analytics
_gat_gtag_UA_*Set by Google to distinguish users.1 minuteAnalytics
_gidInstalled by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.1 dayAnalytics
_pk_id.*Set by our own analytics tools to monitor and track site usage.7 DaysAnalytics
_pk_ses.*Set by our own analytics tools to monitor and track site usage.30 Mins +Analytics

Functional Cookies:

These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make (such as your language or location) and provide enhanced features. They may also be used to provide you with customised content or to remember settings that you have applied to our website.

_abckMailchimp. This cookie is used to detect and defend when a client attempt to replay a cookie.This cookie manages the interaction with online bots and takes the appropriate actions.1 yearFunctional
ak_bmscThis cookie is used by Akamai to optimize site security by distinguishing between humans and bots2 hoursFunctional
bm_szThis cookie is set by the provider Akamai Bot Manager. This cookie is used to manage the interaction with the online bots. It also helps in fraud preventions4 hoursFunctional
woocommerce_cart_hashHelps WooCommerce determine when shopping cart contents/data changes.sessionFunctional
woocommerce_items_in_cartHelps WooCommerce determine when shopping cart contents/data changes.sessionFunctional
wp_woocommerce_session_Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the shopping cart data in the database for each customer.2 daysFunctional
woocommerce_recently_viewedPowers the Recent Viewed Products widget.sessionFunctional
store_notice[notice id]Allows customers to dismiss the Store Notice(s).sessionFunctional
__stripe_sid, it is set for fraud prevention purposes and helps us assess the risk associated with an attempted transaction.30 minutesFunctional, it is set for fraud prevention purposes and helps us assess the risk associated with an attempted transaction.1 yearFunctional
_mc_anon_idThis is a Mailchimp functionality cookie and is used for our newsletter.pastFunctional
_mcidThis is a Mailchimp functionality cookie used to evaluate the UI/UX interaction with its platform1 yearFunctional
_GRECAPTCHAThis cookie is set by the Google recaptcha service to identify bots to protect the website against malicious spam attacks.5 months +Functional

Marketing Cookies:

These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies don’t store personal information, but they do uniquely identify your browser and internet device. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.

What types of adverts do we use. We specifically use Google Ads on our website to display relevant ads to our visitors. Google Ads uses cookies to track your browsing behaviour and interests to display ads that are more likely to be of interest to you. By using our website “”, you consent to the use of Google Ads and the collection of data through their cookies.

How Google uses information from sites or apps that use their services. If you wish to opt-out of personalised advertising, you can do so by visiting Google’s Ad Settings page. You can also view Google’s Privacy & Terms, specifically their Technologies page which offers more information about the types of cookies and other technologies used by Google and their partners.

_fbpThis cookie is set by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.3 monthsAdvertisement
DSIDThis cookie is set by DoubleClick to note the user’s specific user identity. It contains a hashed/encrypted unique ID.1 hourAdvertisement
__gpiGoogle Ads Service uses this cookie to collect information about from multiple websites for retargeting ads.1 year +Advertisement
IDEGoogle DoubleClick IDE cookies are used to store information about how the user uses the website to present them with relevant ads and according to the user profile.1 year +Advertisement
test_cookieThe test_cookie is set by and is used to determine if the user’s browser supports cookies.15 minutesAdvertisement
__gadsThis cookie is set by DoubleClick to provide ad delivery or retargeting7 DaysAdvertisement

How to control cookies
You can control the use of cookies on our website by adjusting your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies or to delete cookies that have already been set. However, if you block or delete cookies, some parts of our website may not work properly.

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Changes to this Cookie Policy
We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect changes in the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. We encourage you to review this Cookie Policy periodically to stay informed about our use of cookies.

How Do I Contact You?
If you have any questions about our use of cookies, please contact us at

Last updated: 29/03/2023