We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website.
- carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our customer requirements and interests including estimating our audience size and usage pattern; and
- speed up your searches and make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
Description of cookies
The table below provides some information on the cookies which we use on our website. We use these cookies for the reasons described above.
|Cookie name||What it does||How long it lasts|
|Google Analytics – UTMZ||Analytics||6 months|
|Google Analytics – UTMT||Analytics||10 minutes|
|Google Analytics – UTMC||Analytics||Session|
|Google Analytics – UTMC||Analytics||30 minutes|
|Google Analytics – UTMC||Analytics||2 years|
|Piwik||Session Analytics – by Cloudflare||30 minutes|
|Piwik||Analytics (tracking) – by Cloudflare||2 years|
|Cloudfare (cfduid)||Used to identify individual visitors behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-visitor basis. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a number of infected machines, but the specific visitor’s machine is trusted (e.g. because they’ve completed a challenge within a Challenge Passage period), the cookie allows us to identify that visitor and not challenge them again. It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application, and does not store any personally identifiable information.||1 year|
|PHP Session||Necessary to working of the site. It does not hold information.||Session|
|Cookie Acceptance||To record your acceptance of Cookies when using our website.||1 year|
How to turn off cookies
For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner's webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.