They are used in order to make our website work and to enhance your visitor journey and experience whilst at the same time, providing us with analytics of general traffic and information.
The list below explains the cookies we use and why.
utma - Used to track each unique visitor to our website.
utmb - Keeps track of timeouts and the number of page views our website gets.
utmc - Tracks user sessions on our website. As soon as a visit ends, and the browser closes, utmc records this as one session.
utmz - Gives us insights into each traffic source. This means that it tracks where you have come to the site from.
gat - Associated with Google Universal Analytics, it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
ga - Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for our site’s analytics reports.
gid - Stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.
_icl_current_language - Associated with a multilingual WordPress plug-in from WPML. It stores a language value for the website. Where the cookie is set in response to a user action or request.
PHPSESSID - Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general-purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a randomly generated number.
cookie_notice_accepted - Collects the acceptance of cookies on the part of the user in order to avoid showing the cookie banner in the next session.
1P_JAR - Carries out information about how a user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
ANID - These are cookies that Google AdWords use to monitor performance of advertising and serve adverts to visitors based on the websites they've previously visited.
DV - This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our site. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
NID SNID - Set by a number of Google services and libraries to store any user-preferences and to track users from site to site. Usually set when a user views a page containing any one of a number of Google services (including ReCAPTCHA, embedded Google Maps and the like), and expires after six months.
CGIC - A Google Analytics cookie.
DO NOT TRACK
Do not track (DNT) is a feature offered by some browsers, with some newer browsers offering it as default. If you enable it, it sends a signal to websites to request that your browsing isn't tracked, for example by third party ad or social networks, or analytic companies.
You can opt out of tracking and analytics on this website by changing your settings - see How do I change my cookie settings.
At present no industry-wide uniform standard has been agreed and adopted to determine how DNT requests should be managed, so our website doesn’t currently respond to DNT requests. Until that standard is established, we'll continue to review DNT and other new technologies, but won't respond to DNT requests.
We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to both comply with legislation, and make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. We know you'd expect nothing less from us.
HOW DO I CHANGE MY COOKIE SETTINGS?
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Microsoft Edge
- Mozilla Firefox
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Apple Safari
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout