What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer (or internet enabled device) by websites that you visit.
When you visit the Website we set Google Analytics to measure the number of visitors, to see how visitors navigate the site and to see which resources they access. The data collected using Google Analytics is anonymous. This helps us to develop new content and to improve the way the Website works.
What cookies do we use?
Our Website uses two kinds of cookie (using categories suggested in the International Chamber of Commerce UK’s cookie guide. These are: (1) strictly necessary cookies; and (2) performance cookies.
The table below explains the cookies used as at 25 th May 2018. We will update this information as and when we introduce new functionality to the Website.
|Duration of cookie
|This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our website
|2 years from set/updated
|Click here to visit Google’s website for further details on analytic cookies.
|PHP session cookie
|The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. It is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when the client is closed.
|Active while site is in use, ends when session is closed
|This cookie is used to identify unique sessions on the website to determine if the cookie notification message should be displayed.
|Session is stored until browser cache is cleared
BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT TO THE RELEVANT COOKIES BEING SET ON YOUR DEVICE. You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. You should note however that by deleting or blocking cookies, the Website may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas.
For further information on how to opt out of Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.