What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files that are stored on a computer or other device when the internet is accessed.
There are three different types of cookies:
Session cookies which are temporary and are only active whilst the user is on the website.
Permanent Cookies which remember the choices a user has made on the website but does not contain information that can identify you to another person.
Lastly there are Third party Cookies these are software packages that are managed and installed by a third party to gather activity information on website that could be used for marketing or tracking.
We have reviewed our website to ensure we are compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) legislation passed in May 2018, which requires prior, informed consent of site user.
Below is a list of the currently active cookies across our site, these cookies are only enabled once you have clicked accept via the cookie banner notice at the bottom of the website:
|__utmb||Google Analytics cookie. This stores the domain name (hash code) of site, pagesviewed this session, current time.||30 minutes|
|__utmc||Google Analytics cookie. This stores the domain name (hash code) of site.||At end of session|
|__utma||Google Analytics cookie. This stores the domain name (hash code) of site, a uniquevisitor id (randomly generated number), time of first visit, time of previous visit,current time, number of sessions since first visit.||2 years|
|__utmz||Google Analytics cookie. This stores the domain name (hash code) of site, time whencookie last set, total number of visitor sessions, number of different channelsor sources through which this site was reached, source of the last cookie update,search hit tag identifier (or just ‘organic’ if reached via normal search hit),search medium, keyword phrase used to find site.|