INTRODUCTION & POLICY
When you visit our website, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file, which is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site and which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can help us to improve our website and to deliver to you a better and more personalised service.
They enable us to do the following:
- facilitate you in navigating through the site
- we have some social network links on our website (Vimeo, Instagram, Youtube), those sites may also place a cookie on your computer
- estimate our audience size, geographic location and usage pattern – we use Google analytics to do this;
- speed up your searches; and
- recognise you when you return to our website
Cookies will not be used for any purpose except as specified above. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
We use the following cookies on our Website:
|Google Analytics||_ga||Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance||2 years|
|Google Analytics||_gid||Used to distinguish users. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance||24 hours|
|Google Analytics||_gat||Used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 1 minutes. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance||1 minutes|
If you would like to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics then visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout