How we use cookies

COOKIE POLICY

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

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.

We use the following cookies:

  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie name Purpose More information
_ga and utma Recognise you when you return to our website. Details here
_gid Recognise you when you return to our website. Details here
_gat and utmt Speed up your searches Details here
AMP_TOKEN Contains a token that can be used to retrieve Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Details here
_gac Contains campaign related information for you. Details here
Utmb Determine new sessions/visits Details here
Utmz Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how you reached our website. Details here

 

We do not share the information collected by the cookies with any third parties.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies or by using the “cookie settings” function within this website.

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 website.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 2 years.

 

(Last updated September 2020.)