A cookie is a small file which is stored on your computer’s hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analysis web traffic or lets you know when you visit our site.
Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analysis data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
How can you control cookies?
You can use your web browser to:
- delete all cookies
- block all cookies
- allow all cookies
- block third-party cookies
- clear all cookies when you close the browser
- open a ‘private browsing’ session
- install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality
Where to find information about controlling cookies
- Internet Explorer cookies information
- Chrome cookies information
- Firefox cookies information
- Safari cookies information
- Opera cookies information
About the cookies we use on our websites
|__utma||Google Analytics||Lets Google Analytics know when you return to a website so we can see how many users come back to our site.|
|__utmc||Google Analytics||Used in conjunction with the utma cookie in some older versions of the Google Analytics tracking code.|
|__utmb||Google Analytics||Used during a single visit to a website so we can see which pages individual users looked at in that visit. It expires after 30 minutes and is completely anonymous.|
|__utmz||Google Analytics||Used to identify which site you came from so, for example, we can measure the usefulness of the links we place on certain other sites.|