Protecting and managing your online privacy
What is a cookie?
Cookies are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to the device you use when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs, such as remembering your preferences, recording data about the pages you visit, and generally improving your online experience. We do not collect any personal data and will never share any information we do collect with any third parties.
We use third party analytical services to help us record and analyse how our visitors use our website.
- Google Analytics
Types of Cookies
Third party cookies are used. The third party cookies also record session cookies.
|_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users||Third Party|
|_gid||24 hrs||Used to distinguish users||Third Party|
|_gat||1 minute||Used to throttle request rate||Third Party|
|__utma||2 years||Used to distinguish users||Third Party|
|__utmt||10 mins||Used to throttle request rate||Third Party|
|__utmc||End of session||Used to determine new session/visit||Third Party|
|__utmz||6 months||Traffic Source/Campaign for user visit||Third Party|
|__utmv||2 years||Used to store visitor-level custom variable data||Third Party|
|id||2 years||Used by Doubleclick, Googles real time bidding advertising exchange||Third Party|
We use a third party service provider for remarketing capabilities to help us present suitable online context based advertising. Our re-marketing tag based cookie is used to determine which pages of our website users have visited so that appropriate online adverts can be displayed.
Please note that:
Third party vendors show our ads on sites on the internet.
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by any website, you can adjust the browser settings for each browser you use, on each device you use to access the Internet. Please be aware that some of our services may not function if your browser does not accept cookies. For information on how to adjust your browsers’ cookie settings, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Information on opting out of third party cookies can be found here: http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/managing-cookies
Google provides additional information on how to opt out of personalised advertising here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en-GB
A browser tool can be installed to prevent data being used by Google Analytics, you can access this tool by visiting; https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout