A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
The cookies we use are “analytical” cookies. However they only allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it; they do not reveal any personal information about you. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Each unique browser that visits a page on our site is provided with a unique ID via the utma cookie. In this way, subsequent visits to our website via the same browser are recorded as belonging to the same (unique) visitor.
The Google Analytics tracking for ga.js uses two cookies to establish a user’s session. If either of these two cookies are absent, further activity by the user initiates the start of a new session. This cookie is used for tracking Traffic Sources & Navigation
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.