WHAT ARE COOKIES AND HOW DO WE USE THEM?
Cookies are small text files that (when accepted) are placed on your computer’s hard drive to analyse when you visit our website and what pages you are interested in.
This allows for us to respond to you as an individual; tailoring our operations and content to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We only use this information for statistical analysis and then it is removed from the system.
Overall, enabling cookies helps us provide you with a better website, as it allows us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS COOKIES WE USE
_utma Stores number of visits, time of first visit, the previous visit and the current visit 2 years
_utmb Checks start and end time of current visit 30 minutes
_utmc Checks start and end time of current visit End of session
_utmz Tracks where a visitor arrived from (search engine, search keyword, or link) 6 months
OTHER THIRD PARTY COOKIES
We allow AddThis to collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. They may use non-personally identifiable information during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or a third-party web beacon to collect this information.
To learn more about this behavioural advertising practice, you can visit http://www.youronlinechoices.eu.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies and you can change your browser settings to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics entirely if you prefer by visiting: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website however, as – by not allowing cookies – some of our website’s functions may not work correctly. It would also prevent us learning what people like or don’t like about our website so your preferences would not be taken into account when we make changes.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES