Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve the Website. By continuing to browse the Website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. When you first accessed the website, you were also granted the option to block the use of cookies in your browser on this website only.

We use the following cookies:

Site preferences cookies. In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Analytical/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.

We track visitor information using Google Analytics tracking code and Google Adwords conversion tracking code. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

CookieNamePurpose
Analytical_gaTo distinguish users
Analytical_utmaTo distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing _utma cookies exist. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics
Analytical_utmbTo determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing _utmb cookies exist. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytic.
Analytical_utmzStored the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the website. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Column 0 Value_utmvUsed to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated_setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

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Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

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