What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. Cookies enable the website to remember information about you and your preferences.
How do we use them?
Session cookies are temporary cookies which are erased from your device when you exit your web browser. We use these to help keep our services secure.
These cookies remain on your device until they expire or are manually removed. These are used for a number of purposes including information you have previously provided to remember your preferences and collect statistical information. More information on the cookies we use and the purpose of the cookie can be found in the table below.
|exp_sessionid||Contains your session ID on the server so the site can store details about which pages you are visiting and any messages you need to see.|
|exp_*||These are various cookies which are set by the content management system, which enhance your website experience.|
|__utma||Used to track unique visitors to the website|
|__utmb and__utmc||Used to track the approximate time a user stays on the site, when a visit starts and approximately ends|
|__utmz||Used to store where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)|
How to control Cookies
You can manage restrictions on cookies via your web browser. The ‘Help’ functionality in your web browser should provide information on how to change these preferences. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and how to manage them.
You can opt out of Google analytics tracking functionality by visiting tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Please note that if you decide to block all cookies, you will be unable to use some of our site content.