Cookies

What are cookies?

 

Cookies are small text files which are sent by a website to a browser (if used by a website). The main purpose of cookies is to enable a server to recognise the computer. Cookies are not mandatory, but can significantly improve the user experience. We use cookies on our site solely for the purpose of analysing site traffic. Please note that by using this website you agree to our use of cookies.

 

Types of cookies

 

Cookies are a type of file used for storing data and are created by a website when you visit it. This makes browsing far easier and faster on every subsequent visit to the site. Two types of cookies are used:

Temporary cookies created only occasionally and used to record data during browsing. These cookies are deleted when you close the browser window. Permanent cookies remain in your computer/other device and are activated every time you revisit the relevant website.

 

Which permanent cookies are used by our site?

 

We use:

Google Analytics cookies (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz) More information on Google Analytics cookies is available here.

Session cookies (these are stored in the temporary memory and not retained – they are deleted when the browser is closed; Session cookies do not collect user information)

 

Disabling cookies

 

Although cookies can be disabled at any time in the browser settings, we advise against this. Information on the cookie settings in different browsers is available at the following links:

 

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