What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer (or internet enabled device) by websites that you visit.
When you visit the Website we use analytics tools to measure the number of visitors, to see how visitors navigate the site and to see which resources they access. The data collected using analytics tools is all anonymous. This helps us to develop new content and to improve the way the Website works.
What cookies do we use?
Our Website uses two kinds of cookie. These are:
1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
2. Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it.
The table below explains the cookies used by us as at 01/11/14 We will update this information as and when we introduce new functionality to the site.
|Cookie Name||Cookie type/purpose||Information collected||Duration of cookie|
|utma||Google analytics||Amount of visits, time, pervious visit, current visit||Infinite length unless cleared by user|
|utmb||Google analytics||Dwell time (how long you stay on the website – stamp of time when user enters site||Infinite length unless cleared by user|
|utmc||Google analytics||Dwell time (how long you stay on the website – stamp of time when user leaves site||Infinite length unless cleared by user|
|utmz||Google analytics||Where a visitor comes from (search engine, keyword search etc)||Infinite length unless cleared by user|
BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT TO THE RELEVANT COOKIES BEING SET ON YOUR DEVICE. You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. You should note however that by deleting or blocking cookies, the website may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visitwww.allaboutcookies.org.