What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small text file of data which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a website or page. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. The cookie will help the website to remember your device the next time you visit that website. In this policy we use the term “cookies” to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
What do Cookies do?
There are many actions cookies perform. For example, they can help us to remember your username, your membership preferences and analyse how well our website is performing.
Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to “remember me” when logging in, a cookie will store your username and member details. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.
Cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.
What Cookies do We use on our website?
We use the following cookies on our website:
For more information about the specific cookies which we use on our website, please see the table below.
Can you block the cookies on our website?
If you have previously browsed to our website and no longer wish to accept cookies, please be aware that some cookies may have already been set. You may delete these cookies at any time via your browser by following these instructions.
You can control cookies via your browser settings by following these instructions. Please remember, if you choose to block cookies then your browsing experience may be affected and you may find certain areas of our website do not work properly.
More information about Cookies
Read more about the individual cookies we use and how to recognise them by looking at the table below.
|Allow Cookies||civicAllowCookies||This will remember that you are happy to allow cookies on our website. This cookie is set to expire after 3 months.|
|Google Analytics||-utma||This allows Google Analytics to determine unique visitors to our site. The cookie expires 2 years from initial creation or from update of cookie||More info…|
|Google Analytics||-utmb||This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session on our site. The cookie will expire 30 minutes from initial creation of from update of the cookie||More info…|
|Google Analytics||-utmc||This is used in conjunction with the -utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. This cookie will expire once you have closed your session with our website (once you have closed your browser)||More info…|