We want to make our website easy to use and reliable. To do this we need to know what parts of the website are used most and how people find their way there, as well as what devices they use to view it.
We use Google Analytics to record visits to our website, which involves placing a small amount of information on your computer, tablet or mobile phone, in the form of small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.
You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to control cookies on a wide variety of browsers.
Our website sets the following cookies on your device
|_utma||stores each user’s number of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit||randomly generated number||2 years|
|_utmb||checks approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends||randomly generated number||1 hour|
|_utmc||checks approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends||randomly generated number||When user exits browser|
|_utmz||stores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)||randomly generated number||6 months|
If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Blocking these cookies will not reduce the functionality of the website.