A cookie is a small file which is downloaded on to the devices you use to access our website, such as your computer, tablet or smartphone. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, the website name and some numbers. Cookies are sent back to the website from your browser each time you re-visit it, enabling the website to retrieve and read the information held to “remember” you and /or your devices. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other websites. Information stored in cookies may be encrypted. More information on cookies and their use can be found at www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies are used on our website by us to deliver part of the functionality available on our website to you.
The table below sets out which cookies are used by us.
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.||2 years||Analytics|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.||1 day||Analytics|
|_gat||This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.||1 minute||Performance|
You may refuse to accept cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. This allows you to block the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you select this setting to block all cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts or functions of our website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We may periodically update the cookies we use and our Cookies Policy. If we do you will be notified when you next visit our website and you will be able to view the new Cookies Policy. You can also revisit this page if you wish to keep yourself informed.
Last updated October 2020.