Cookie policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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.

You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

    We use the following cookies:
  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. 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).

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose Duration More information
Google Analytics __utma
__utmb
__utmc
__utmt
__utmz
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. __utma - 2 years
__utmb - 30 minutes
__utmc - Session
__utmt - 10 minutes
__utmz - 6 months, 1 day, 12 hours
Third party cookie

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Google privacy information

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Google reCAPTCHA PREF
NID
HSID
APISID
SID
SAPISID
SSID
__utmx
__utmxx
These are essential site cookies, used by the google reCAPTCHA. These cookies use an unique identifier for tracking purposes and verify that a user is human and not a bot. Up to 2 years Third party cookie

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Google privacy information
Cookie Consent Dismissed cookieconsent_dismissed This cookie enables us to know whether the visitor has already read and dismissed the cookie consent notice on our site. 1 year First party cookie

To find out more about cookies including how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies.

HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES USED ON THIS SITE

The “Help” menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to delete old cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. You can also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer. It is not technically possible for your settings to be carried with you between your browsers and devices. As such, you will need to make your preferred changes to these settings from each browser you use.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, 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.

Date of policy: 9 November 2016