Cookies are small text files stored on your local computer. You as the computer owner can access this data, and so to can the website that set the cookie. Generally speaking, cookies don't present privacy issues since the data stored within them is usually data you have entered yourself.
Here is a list of cookies currently in use, with an explanation of what each is, an indication of how long it lasts, and also an example of the information stored.
We use these cookies to make sure you can freely use our website and to improve user-experience. Most of these cookies are only stored temporarily and will automatically be removed when your close your browser or leave our website. Some are stored longer to improve loading times or remember your preferences on our website.
Each time you visit the website we start a "session" and assign a unique ID. We can track various pieces of essential data for your session which are all stored on our server. The session ID only is stored in a temporary cookie, which is automatically deleted either after an extended period of inactivity, or when you close your browser.
This cookie is set when the site is first visited and stops the cookie information pane from sliding down. Without it, the pane would appear on every page. This cookie will automatically expire after 1 year, if not deleted prior to that.
These cookies are part of Google Analytics, and are used to anonymously monitor how you interact with our website and to improve website performance.
This cookie lets us count and store page views. The data is anonymous, and it helps us to better understand our users' needs so that we can tailor the website to them. This cookie will automatically expire after 2 years, or you can manually delete it.
This is a cookie that allows us to read and filter requests from bots. As with other Google Analytics cookies the data is anonymous, and it helps us to tailor the website to our users’ needs. This cookie automatically expires after 1 minute.
This is a cookie that lets us store and count page views. The anonymous data this provides allows us to better understand our users' needs and to alter the website accordingly. This cookie automatically expires after 1 day.
You can also read Google's safeguarding policy.
Used for social media integration https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Used for social media integration. https://support.twitter.com/articles/20169693
You may refuse to accept cookies by altering the settings on your internet browser. For more information about how to do this, look at your browser 'help' section or visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Please note that if you adjust your internet browser settings to refuse the setting of cookies, you may not be able to access or use fully certain parts or functionality of our website.