Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. It may allow a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a period of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. Cookies can be set by the owner of the website or in some cases by third party services the website owner allows to present other information, run content or provide other functionality such as analytics.

Further information on cookies can be found at: http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm

 

How are they used on this site?

We use cookies simply for analytics of our site. That is, we want to know where people come from (social media, advertisements, etc) and what they look at when they get here. We use Google Analytics to put together information on how users use the site. As such, they, as a third party service, place cookie files on your system, as per the table below. In fact, currently, these are all the cookies we use. The data they collect is anonymised. They place first party cookies on your system.

 

CookieTypeDurationDescription
1P_JARThird Party1 WeekGoogle tracking and advertising cookies
CONSENTThird Party1 YearGoogle consent and advertising cookie
NIDThird Party1 YearGoogle tracking, search and advertising cookie.
PREF / INFO1_LIVE / YSC / GPSThird Party1 YearThese are cookies set by Youtube as we have some embedded videos on the site.
_gaFirst Party2 YearsGoogle Analytics
_gatFirst Party1 MinuteGoogle Analytics
_gidFirst Party24 HoursGoogle Analytics
_UTMAFirst Party2 YearsGoogle Analytics
_UTMBFirst Party30 MinutesGoogle Analytics
_UTMCFirst PartyEnd of browser sessionGoogle Analytics
_UTMTFirst Party10 MinutesGoogle Analytics
_UTMZFirst Party6 MonthsGoogle Analytics

 

Managing Cookies

Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“third party cookies”), or those from specific websites.

This Cookie Policy forms part of our overall Privacy Statement