What are Cookies?
Cookies are simple text files that websites/apps store on your hard drive or browser. Typically, they contain two pieces of information: a site name and unique user ID. Cookies are used to remember your preferences for a site and to record how many times you have visited a site. This means we can tailor your experience depending on your preferences and measure overall usability of our websites/apps.
How can I block Cookies?
You can delete existing cookies off your hard drive and choose to block new cookies from our websites/apps. You can find out how to do this by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. However, should you choose to block cookies then some features on our websites/apps might not work as expected.
The list below shows the cookies used by our websites and provides a description of how each cookie works:
Cookie name: PHPSESSID
Type: Necessary cookies - This cookie is used by the website to set session preferences. No personal data is stored.
Expiry: When the browser is closed or the session times out.
Cookie name: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz
Type: Analytics cookies - These cookies are set by Google Analytics and are used to collect non-personal information about how visitors use the websites. The information is used to create reports showing website usage which help us improve the websites. The information is anonymous. Google have developed the "Opt-out Browser Add-on" which stops information being sent to Google Analytics even if cookies are enabled in your browser. See: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Cookie name: cookieControl
Type: This cookie is set when a visitor consents to cookies being set on their hard drive for this website. The cookie prevents the cookie notice being displayed on every page of the site.
Expiry: 3 month
You can remove cookies stored in your computer via your browser settings. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as optout.aboutads.info or youronlinechoices.com. For more information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.
If you would like to disable, delete or control cookies on your browser, please follow the appropriate link for your browser below: