We believe in being clear and open about how we collect and use data related to you. We’ve created this Cookie Policy so that you can understand what cookies we use on our site and why we use them. By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What is a cookie?

A “cookie” is a small piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your system. All cookies have expiry dates in them that determine how long they stay in your browser. For example, cookies enable us to identify your device, secure your access to our site generally. Cookies also enable you to easily share content and help us serve relevant information to you. Cookies can be removed in two ways: automatically, when they expire or by manually deleting them. Click here for information about how you can manage and delete cookies.

The cookies we use

We use Marketing and Google Analytics cookies on our site to enable us to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that visitors can find what they are looking for easily. All the data contained in our cookies is completely anonymous and does not contain any personally identifiable information. More information about Google Analytics cookies can be found at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en. More information on the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them is set out below.

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies are used to temporarily store information about users. These cookies do not collect information from the user’s computer, and do not identify the user. We use the following session cookies:

Analytics, Marketing and Third Party Cookies
_ga

Google Analytics cookie, used to distinguish users.
2 years.

_gat_UA-xxxxxxx-x

Used to throttle request rate.
10 minutes.

_gid

Google Analytics cookie, used for tracking user journey from page to page on site.
24 hours. 

 

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