Cookie Policy

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As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Cookies used on this website

Cookie Name Description Expiration
Google Analytics __utma Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

For more details refer to Google analytics

2 years
Google Analytics __utmz Stores where a visitor (you) came from e.g. search engine, search keyword, link, etc. 6 months
Google Analytics _ga Used to distinguish users 2 years
Google Analytics _gat Used to throttle request rate 1 minute
Google Analytics _gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
Google Analytics is_returning used to collect information on how visitors (you) use our site, all information is collected anonymously and helps us improve our site. 1 year
Google Analytics gadwp_wg_default_metric



Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. 1 year
WordPress wordpress_logged_in_


Contains the user’s unique session ID in order to maintain the user’s state (eg. logged in/out) and any related preferences/settings. When the browser is closed
WordPress wordPress_test_cookie WordPress sets this cookie when a user navigates to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether user’s web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies. When the browser is closed
WordPress wp-settings-time-1


WordPress cookie that is only set for logged in editors and administrators. 6 months
Site Cookie Acceptance cookie_notice_accepted Set by the cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies. 30 days
Wordfence security wfwaf-authcookie-



WordPress security plugin. 24 hours
Wordfence security wf_loginalerted_ WordPress security plugin. 1 year
PHP session handling PHPSESSID This cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. On the BeeLeaf website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. When the browser is closed