Cookie policy


This website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions
  • You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this.Your web browser may allow you to change Your cookie preferences, including to delete and disable cookies. Please consult the help section of your web browser to understand your options, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

What cookies do we use?

The cookies we use are generally only to provide functionality or analytical services. cookies

These cookies relate to the functionality of this website and have the following purposes.

PHPSESSID – To store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page.

ows-redirect – Stores the last requested application page on the front-end.

cookies_closed – Indicates when a user has clicked the cookie notice banner.

When a registered user log into this website the following cookies is stored:

itsec-hb-login-[hash] – Stores the URL slug of the admin console area.

wordpress_[hash] – To store a users authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area.

wordpress_logged_in_[hash] – Indicates when a user is logged in.

wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. – This is used to customize a user view of admin interface.

Analytical cookies

This website uses Piwik, a web analytics tool, to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

The cookies created by Piwik start with: _pk_ref, _pk_cvar, _pk_id, _pk_ses.

When visitors exclude themselves from being tracked on this website, Piwik will create a cookie piwik_ignore.

3d party cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of this website. They include cookies that enable us to handle payments and make it easier for you to login via social networks.

Online payments uses Stripe as payment processor for online payments. When a payment is initiated on this website the following cookies related with stripe payments is stored in your browser:

__stripe_sid, __stripe_orig_props, __stripe_mid, _ga, country, lang, cid, checkout-test-session, checkout-dashboard-session

More information about the cookies used by Stripe:

Embed content

From time to time we may embed photos or video content from websites such as Flickr or YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page containing these items you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third party’s website for more information on their cookies usage or privacy policies.

Login tools

On some of our pages you will see login buttons which enable you to easily login to this website through the most common social networks and web services. When you click on any of these links, a cookie may be set by the social network you have chosen to use. As with embedded content, we do not control these cookies, so always check with your chosen social network for more information.



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