Privacy and cookies

Privacy and cookies

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer while you are visiting a website. Cookies help make websites work. They also provide us with aggregated information about how users interact with our site. We use this information to try to improve your experience on our website.

We may use cookies to remember personal settings you have chosen at our website. In no other context do we use cookies to collect information that identifies you personally. All cookies set by this site are automatically deleted from your computer when you leave our website or shortly afterwards.

The law about cookies changed in May 2011. Websites must get your agreement before they set certain types of cookie on your computer or handheld device.

Complete information about the cookies we may set on your browser appears below. A hyperlink to this information about cookies appears prominently on every page of our website.

If you have any questions or concerns about cookies please contact us.



Cookies set by this site

This is a list of cookies set by this website, along with a brief description of what each is used for.

Cookie name 
Purpose
 Expiry
 PHPSESSIONID
Although it is set for everyone, this cookie remembers any entered username and password for the session to stop users having to relogin at every page. It does not collect any personal information about you
When you close your browser

 

 

 

Third-party cookies

Analytics services we use to add value and convenience to your experience of our website may set cookies on your browser on our behalf.

Web analytics

We use a third-party service - Google Analytics - to collect aggregate data about usage of our website. We use this information to try to improve our web-based services. Google Analytics sets several cookies  on your browser. We do not control the use of the these third-party cookies, and you should check Google’s privacy policy if you have concerns.

Service
Cookie name 
Expiry
Google Analytics
 _utma
2 years
Google Analytics
 _utmb
After 30 minutes of inactivity
Google Analytics
 _utmc
When you close your browser
Google Analytics
 _utmz
6 months
Google Analytics
_utmv 
2 years