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How we use cookies

When you visit our website, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a 'cookie' or similar file and can help us in many ways. For example, cookies allow us to tailor a website to better match your interests and preferences. With most internet browsers you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. 

MailChimp

If you signup for our newsletter, there may cookies set by MailChimp (the newsletter service we use) containing anonymous, non personally-identifiable information to identify if you signed correctly and how you use MailChimp. We do not control these cookies. MailC​himp privacy terms

YouTube

We use YouTube to host video content. When you view a web page on our site with an embedded YouTube video, YouTube creates at least four cookies:
  • VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE,
  • use_hitbox,
  • PREF
  • GEO

Wistia

We use Wistia to host videos which we embed into the website. This creates one cookie:

  • __distillery

Wistia privacy policy

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics first party cookies via a piece of JavaScript code which we have added to every page of our website to track it these are:

  • __utma Cookie
  • __utmb Cookie
  • __utmc Cookie
  • __utmz Cookie
  • __utmv Cookie

Google Analytics privacy overview

Siteimprove

We use Siteimprove software for in-house analytics, it uses two cookies:

  • nmstat

  • siteimproveses

Siteimprove privacy policy.

Google maps

Used to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google maps on them.

  • PREF
  • NID

Twitter

We may use the Twitter “Follow Button” plugin to help us market our business using Twitter. The plugin detects whether you are logged in to Twitter when you visit our website and uses this information to present either a “Follow” or “You Follow” message with various other details from Twitter. Cookies we use are:

  • __utma
  • __utmb
  • __utmc
  • __utmv
  • _twitter_sess
  • guest_id
  • original_referer
  • k
  • pid

If a visitor accesses our Website when not logged into Twitter, and a further cookie if accessed while logged on to Twitter. We use the plugin as a convenience for our users and we use it on the basis that Twitter adheres to its Privacy Policy. Twitter privacy policy

Facebook

We only use Facebook for campaigns​, for their usage of cookies please see the Facebook privacy policy

ShareThis

Part of the ShareThis sharing button functionality. Unique identifiers given to each computer to allow traffic analysis to ShareThis. ShareThis includes a link in their pop-up box which allows users to specify "Do not track" which deletes cookies as required.  ShareThis privacy policy

Most of our cookies expire within 30 days, although our analytics cookies may persist for 2 years.

How to reject or delete these cookies 

Further information on how to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer can be found on All about cookies website under the 'manage cookies' section.