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:

CookieNamePurposeMore information
Necessary__cfduidUsed by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Necessary__cfduidUsed by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Necessary__cfduidUsed by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
NecessaryAWSELBUsed to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
NecessaryPHPSESSIDPreserves user session state across page requests.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics__utmaCollects 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 Analyticshttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics__utmcRegisters 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__utmbRegisters 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__utmtUsed to throttle the speed of requests to the server.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics__utmzCollects 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
Statisticsutm.gifGoogle Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor’s browser and computerhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Statistics_gaRegisters 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_gidRegisters 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__stidRegisters a unique ID that identifies the user’s device for return visits.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketing_cc_audCollects 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_ccCollects 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_dcCollects 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_idCollects 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
MarketingaocUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingapi/syncUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingayah_distiltag_syncUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingc_idUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingck1Collects 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
Marketingcsync.ashxUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingD_DUIDUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingdemdexVia 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
MarketingdidUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingDidtsUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingdough/1.0/pageview.giUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingdpmUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingdrtn#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
MarketingIDEUsed 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
Marketingljt_readerCollects 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
Marketingmako_uidCollects 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
MarketingmatchUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingnnlsUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingONPLFTRHUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingp_locc_user_id_expiryUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingp_orc_pr_1Unclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingpiUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingpxrcUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingpxrcUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingr/collectUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingrlas3Collects 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
Marketingrtn1-zUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingsessUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingt_gidUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingtaboola_usgUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingTDCPMRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingTDIDRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Marketingtest_cookieUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingtpUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketinguUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketinguidAssigns 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
MarketingUIDCollects 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
MarketingUIDRCollects 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
MarketinguuidRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketinguuidcCollects 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
MarketingCollect (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
MarketingPREF (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
MarketingVISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (YouTube)Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
MarketingYSC (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_ccmaidUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassified_ccmsiUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassifiedb/pUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassifiedck_visitUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
UnclassifiedcookietestUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
UnclassifiedDYNSRVUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
UnclassifiedeventUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassifiedimages/pixel.gifUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassifiedmailmunch_second_pageviewUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassifiedpd/33acrossUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
UnclassifiedpidsUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassifiedsd-session-idUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
UnclassifiedSHR_CACHE_#Unclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
UnclassifiedSHR_IDUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
UnclassifiedsyncUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types
Unclassifiedvglnk.Agent.pUnclassifiedhttp://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types

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