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Cookie Policy

1.     Introduction

1.1    Our website uses cookies.

1.2    Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

2.     Credit

2.1    This document was created using a template from Docular (

You must retain the above credit. Use of this document without the credit is an infringement of copyright. However, you can purchase from us an equivalent document that does not include the credit.

3.     About cookies

3.1    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2    Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3    Cookies may not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

4.     Cookies that we use

4.1    We use cookies for the following purposes:

(f)     analysis - we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services (cookies used for this purpose are: Google Analytics. '_ga')

(g)    cookie consent - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally (cookies used for this purpose are):

Cookie Name, Purpose, Duration, Cookie Type

  • XSRF-TOKEN, Used for security reasons, Session, Essential

  • hs, Used for security reasons, Session, Essential

  • svSession, Used in connection with user login, 2 years, Essential

  • SSR-caching, Used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered, 1 minute, Essential

  • _wixCIDX, Used for system monitoring/debugging, 3 months, Essential

  • _wix_browser_sess, Used for system monitoring/debugging, session, Essential

  • consent-policy, Used for cookie banner parameters, 12 months, Essential

  • smSession, Used to identify logged in site members, Session, Essential

  • TS*, Used for security and anti-fraud reasons, Session, Essential

  • bSession, Used for system effectiveness measurement, 30 minutes, Essential

  • fedops.logger.X, Used for stability/effectiveness measurement, 12 months, Essential

  • wixLanguage, Used on multilingual websites to save user language preference, 12 months,  Functional


5.     Cookies used by our service providers

5.1    Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

5.2    We use Google Analytics. Google Analytics gathers information about the use of our website by means of cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of our website. You can find out more about Google's use of information by visiting and you can review Google's privacy policy at

5.3    We use a Facebook pixel on our website. Using the pixel, Facebook collects information about the users and use of our website. The information is used to personalise Facebook advertisements and to analyse the use of our website. To find out more about the Facebook pixel and about Facebook's use of personal data generally, see the Facebook cookie policy at and the Facebook privacy policy at The Facebook cookie policy includes information about controlling Facebook's use of cookies to show you advertisements. If you are a registered Facebook user, you can adjust how advertisements are targeted by following the instructions at

6.     Managing cookies

6.1    Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) (Chrome);

(b) (Firefox);

(c) (Opera);

(d) (Internet Explorer);

(e) (Safari); and

(f) (Edge).

6.2    Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

6.3    If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

7.     Our details

7.1    This website is owned and operated by STAND International.

7.2    We are registered in Scotland under registration number SC037667, and our registered office is at 525 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH5 2FF.

7.3    Our principal place of business is at 66B Townhead, Kirkintilloch, G66 1NZ.

7.4    You can contact us:

(a)    by post, to STAND International, 66B Townhead, Kirkintilloch, G66 1NZ;

(b)    using our website contact form;

(c)    by telephone, on the contact number published on our website; or 0131 659 9943

(d)    by email, using 

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