What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Website to recognize you and make your next visit easier and more useful to you.
Cookies can be “Persistent”, “Session” or “Third Party” cookies.
These are stored while you’re browsing. They get deleted from your device when you close your browser e.g. Internet Explorer or Safari.
These are saved on your computer. So they don’t get deleted when you close your browser. We use persistent cookies when we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, we use them to remember your preferences for the next time you visit.
These are implemented by third party websites with the aim of collecting certain information to carry out various research into behavioural, demographic and other analytical information, which we use to deliver the best possible user experience.
The table below shows a complete breakdown of the cookies used through our web pages.
|PHPSESSID||This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.
No personal information is stored in this cookie.
|_ga||Used to distinguish users for website analytics||Third-party||Persistent,
|_gid||Used to distinguish users for website analytics||Third-party||Persistent,
|_gat||Used to throttle request rate – Google Analytics deployed via Google Tag Manager||Third-party||Persistent,
What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Where can your find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies from the following third-party websites: