Cookies and how they benefit you.
The main cookies we use are called "session" cookies. These allow us to see how many people are currently using the site and to help logged-in users remain logged in therefore increasing user experience levels.
We also use Google Analytics cookies in order to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports on such things as numbers of visitors, or length of time spent on the website.
We also use the cookies provided by Doubleclick which are used to measure the effectiveness of our online marketing campaigns. You can learn more about Doubleclick cookies here: www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
These do not collect any personal information.
There are also some "external" links which leave the site completely, such as the social networking options at the bottom of each page. We do not take responsibility for any cookies that may be set on these pages. Please see the individual cookie policies from these third party companies for more information.
They also allow us to:
The following cookies are set on our website:
|PHPSESSID||This is the PHP session cookie described above.|
|__utma,__utmb,__utmc,__utmv,__utmz||These are all downloaded by Google Analytics. They allow us to see when and how many times a page has been visited, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|
|Test_cookie, id||These are downloaded by Doubleclick. Please see the link in the above description for more information on these cookies.|
|PREF, testcookie, khcookie, NID, SNID||These cookies are downloaded on pages which have an embedded Google map.|
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually turn off cookies or modify setting within your web browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Other useful links regarding cookies
Other useful information can be read at www.youronlinechoices.eu or you can watch a video at www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies.
If you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout