Last updated: May 2018
What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Website or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you.
For more details about cookies and details on how to delete and disable cookies you can visit www.aboutcookies.org.
- to enable certain functions of the Website (session cookies);
- to provide analytics so that we can analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website to tailor it to visitors’ needs (analytical cookies).
|DYNSRV||Allows website content to be served from a consistent server in a multiple server setup. This cookie is persistent.|
|CookieConsent||Use to record when you have acknowledged the cookie notice, so that you no longer see it. This cookie is persistent.|
|PHPSESSID||A cookie to allow users to log into the website, then not have to log in again in that session. This is a session cookie|
In addition to our own cookies, we use Google Analytics to report usage statistics of the Website. Google Analytics stores information about which pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies in the table on the Website:
|_ga||Used to track website usage. An anonymous ID to help differentiate users on the Google Analytics platform with a 2 year expiration date. This cookie is persistent.|
|_gid||Used to track website usage. An anonymous ID to help differentiate users on the Google Analytics platform, but with an expiration date of just 24 hours. This cookie is persistent.|
|_gat||Used to throttle (reduce the frequency of) requests to Google Analytics service. This is a session based cookie.|
The information that we receive from our use of Google Analytics does not contain personal information that could be used to identify you. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
For further information on Google Analytics:
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 and some of our pages might not display properly.