When we provide services, we want to make them easy to use, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example, measuring how many people are using our website via Google Analytics, so the website can be made easier to use, and more suited to your needs.
You can manage these small files yourself. You can find out how to do this, and learn more about Cookies in general here.
Our website currently uses just four cookies. The cookies we use are ‘1st party’ cookies. We don’t use any ’3rd party’ cookies (these are often used to track behaviour across a range of websites, so targetted advertising can then be applied. We don’t do this!!). The following list outlines exactly what cookies this website uses, and what they are used for:
Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and what content is most popular. This helps to ensure that our website is responding to your needs in the best way possible. Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
- __utma (Expiry: 2 years)
- __utmb (Expiry: 30 minutes)
- __utmc (Expiry: At end of session)
- __utmz (Expiry: 6 months)
By continuing to use this website, you are consenting to these cookies being placed on your computer. If you have any queries surrounding cookies, please don’t hesitate to contact us.