COOKIES POLICY

 WHAT ARE COOKIES?

 A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

HOW DO WE USE COOKIES?

 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:

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.

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:

NAME EXPIRATION TIME DESCRIPTION
Facebook Pixel ID 1590279637940219 n/a Optimization and tracking all built into one piece of tracking code
Google Analytics_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users.
Google Analytics_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
Google Analytics_gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate
Google Analytics AMP token 30 seconds to 1 year Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
Google Analytics__utma 2 years from set/update Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Google Analytics__utmt 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate.
Google Analytics__utmb 30 mins from set/update Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Google Analytics__utmc End of browser session Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
Google Analytics__utmz 6 months from set/update Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Google Analytics__utmv 2 years from set/update Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Google Analytics__utmx 18 months Used to determine a user’s inclusion in an experiment.
Google Analytics__utmxx 18 months Used to determine the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.
Google Analytics__gaexp Depends on the length of the experiment but typically 90 days Used to determine a user’s inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.
CLICKY_jsuid n/a The purpose of the third party cookie is for web sites with multiple domains and who want to track visitor sessions across multiple domains, which is not possible with first party cookies
CLICKY_eventqeue When you leave the website The purpose is to store these events in a queue so on the subsequent page view, these events can be processed and logged
CLICKY_custom_data_[key] n/a Used to remember the user’s custom data in each session
CLICKY_ referrer_og 90 days This cookie stores the external referrer for a visitor, so that on future visits the same referrer will be attached to their sessions
CLICKY_utm_og 90 days This cookie stores dynamic (UTM) campaign variables, so that on future visits the same campaign data will be attached to their sessions
CLICKY_first_pageview 10 minutes It is used to make our tracking code more efficient, so certain processes are only run on a visitor’s initial page view
CLICKY_heatmaps_g2g_[site_id] When you leave the website Used to determine whether or not to log data about where a visitor is clicking on a site to send back to our servers and use that data to generate a heatmap report of clicks on that page
CLICKY_ unpoco_[site_id] 1 hour This allows the Service to more accurately track “time on site” values.
CLICKY_no_tracky_[site_id] 1 hour This cookie is set whenever data is sent in for a site that is disabled. It tells our tracking code to stop sending data to us.

 

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.

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.

DO WE USE OTHER COOKIES?

Some of our pages may use additional or different cookies to the ones described above. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. You may be asked for your agreement to store these cookies.

HOW TO CONTROL COOKIES

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

 

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