INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

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.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They 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.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Necessary __cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Necessary __cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Necessary __cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Necessary AWSELB Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Necessary PHPSESSID Preserves user session state across page requests. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics __utma Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics __utmc Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics __utmb Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytic s to calculate the duration of a website visit. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics __utmt Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics __utmz Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics utm.gif Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor’s browser and computer http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics _ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics _gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing __stid Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device for return visits. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing _cc_aud Collects anonymous statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their target groups to enable customised online advertising. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing _cc_cc Collects anonymous statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, avera ge time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors s uch as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their t arget groups to enable customised online advertising. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing _cc_dc Collects anonymous statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors such as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their target groups to enable customised online advertising. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing _cc_id Collects anonymous statistical data related to the user’s website visits, such as the number of visits, avera ge time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The purpose is to segment the website’s users according to factors s uch as demographics and geographical location, in order to enable media and marketing agencies to structure and understand their t arget groups to enable customised online advertising. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing aoc Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing api/sync Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing ayah_distiltag_sync Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing c_id Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing ck1 Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing csync.ashx Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing D_DUID Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing demdex Via a unique ID that is used for semantic content analysis, the user’s navigation on the website is register ed and linked to offline data from surveys and similar registrations to display targeted ads. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing did Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing Didts Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing dough/1.0/pageview.gi Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing dpm Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing drtn# Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing IDE Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking on e of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing ljt_reader Collects data related to reader interests, context, demographics and other information on behalf of the Lijit platform with the purpose of finding interested users on websites with related content. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing mako_uid Collects data on user visits to the website, such as what pages have been accessed. The registered data is used to categorise the user’s interest and demographic profiles in terms of resales for targeted marketing. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing match Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing nnls Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing ONPLFTRH Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing p_locc_user_id_expiry Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing p_orc_pr_1 Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing pi Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing pxrc Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing pxrc Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing r/collect Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing rlas3 Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing rtn1-z Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing sess Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing t_gid Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing taboola_usg Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing TDCPM Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing TDID Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing test_cookie Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing tp Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing u Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing uid Assigns a user ID that is connected to a registration of the user’s IP address, browser type, browser language, date and time for visiting the website and what search query that took the user to the page. Also used to collect information on what content the user copies from the page. Non-personally identifiable user data can be aggregated with nonpersonally identifiable data of other users and subsequently shared with third parties without limitation. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing UID Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer’s preferences. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing UIDR Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer’s preferences. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing uuid Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing uuidc Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered dat a is used for targeted ads. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing Collect (Google Analytics) Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across d evices and marketing channels. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing PREF (YouTube) Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (YouTube) Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing YSC (YouTube) Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified _ccmaid Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified _ccmsi Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified b/p Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified ck_visit Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified cookietest Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified DYNSRV Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified event Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified images/pixel.gif Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified mailmunch_second_pageview Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified pd/33across Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified pids Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified sd-session-id Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified SHR_CACHE_# Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified SHR_ID Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified sync Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified vglnk.Agent.p Unclassified http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types

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