1.2 If you wish to remove cookies placed on your device by our site or stop our site placing further cookies on your device you can do this at any time (learn how to do this below).
1.3 A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. We use the following cookies:
1.3.1 Strictly necessary cookies.
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site or make purchases. We do not require your consent to place these cookies. Nevertheless, you may be able to block these cookies yourself on your device/ browser, but restricting these cookies is likely to mean that our site will not work as you would expect and certain functionality may be inoperable.
1.3.2 Non-essential cookies
(b) Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
1.4 You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Cookie||Cookie Duration||Purpose||More information|
|_gat_||10 minutes||Google Analytics Used to throttle requests and does not store any user information.||Google Analytics Analytical/ Performance Cookie|
|_gid||24 hours||Google Analytics This cookie is used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 24-hours||Google Analytics Analytical/ Performance Cookie|
|_ga||2 years||Google Analytics This cookie is used to distinguish users and has an expiration of 2-years||Google Analytics Analytical / Performance Cookie|
|__utmb __utmc||30 minutes||Google Analytics These cookies work together to enable us to calculate how long a visit to the website is. __utmb takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters our website, while __utmc takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves our website. __utmb expires at the end of the session. __utmc waits 30 minutes, and then it expires.||Google Analytics Analytical / Performance Cookie|
|__utmz||6 Months||Google Analytics This cookie is used to track where the visitor comes from, what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world when they accessed our website.||Google Analytics Analytical/ Performance Cookie|
|__utma||2 Years||Google Analytics This cookie set by the Google Analytics service enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie lasts for 2 years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It is used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.||Google Analytics Analytical/ Performance Cookie|
1.6 You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, as set out above, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. For instance, our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded video powered by YouTube and Vimeo. Disabling all cookies may mean you cannot access the functions offered by these third parties.
2. MORE INFORMATION
2.1 More information about cookies, including how to block them or delete them, can be found at https://www.aboutcookies.org/
3. CHANGES TO THIS COOKIES POLICY
3.1 Any changes to this cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page and we will communicate any changes to you. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this cookies policy. We will also bring your attention to such changes by updating our cookie banner/ pop-up.
3.2 This policy was issued on 24 May 2018. (vers.1.0)