- recognise you whenever you visit this website;
- obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
- carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content and to help us better understand our visitor requirements and interests;
- make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website, for example eg Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Adobe Flashplayer which we use to display video content. These third party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party. You will find additional information in the table below.
Description of cookies
The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:
|Name of cookie||Owner||Purpose for the cookie|
|_ga||Universal Analytics (Google)||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website|
|_gali||Universal Analytics (Google)||We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website.|
|_gat_UA-65765096-1||Universal Analytics (Google)||The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.|
|_gid||Universal Analytics (Google)||Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data - https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245|
|exp_csrf_token||CMS||This cookie protects against Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)|
|exp_tracker||CMS||End of session. Contains the last 5 pages viewed. Typically used for form or error message returns.|
|exp_last_activity||CMS||Records the time of the last page load. Used in conjunction with the last_visit cookie.|
|exp_last_visit||CMS||Date of the user’s last visit. Can be shown as a statistic for logged in members.|
|exp_publisher_tracker||CMS||These cookies are set and used by the Publisher add-on, which handles the mutli-language functionality of the site. They allow users to change the language they are viewing the site in.|
|exp_publisher_site_prev_language||CMS||These cookies are set and used by the Publisher add-on, which handles the mutli-language functionality of the site. They allow users to change the language they are viewing the site in.|
|exp_publisher_site_language||CMS||These cookies are set and used by the Publisher add-on, which handles the mutli-language functionality of the site. They allow users to change the language they are viewing the site in.|
|cb-enabled-new||CMS||Indicates whether the user has hidden the consent for cookies to be set.|
How to turn off cookies
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