What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file stored by your web browser on your computer or mobile device. Some cookies are essential for the Sites to work and help us provide you with relevant information. They also allow us to recognise your computer (but not specifically who is using it) when you access our Sites and to improve the usability and performance of our Sites.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies:
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Sites and include those that enable you to log into secure areas of our Sites.
These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Sites when they are using them. This helps us to improve the way our Sites work by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
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/Title||Cookie Type||Purpose|
|Google Analytics||Analytics||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Sites. The information includes the time of the current visit, whether you have been to the Site before and what website referred you here. We use this information to estimate our audience size and usage pattern, so that we can improve our Sites by understanding how people use them.|
|X-Mapping-fjhppofk||Session||This cookie is used by Rackspace (our hosting provider) to balance the load on each web server and is part of the back-end architecture.|
Do we use third party cookies?
The only third party cookies which may be used on our Sites are those that track user interaction with our Sites in order for us to monitor traffic levels, user interaction and goal conversion. These cookies are used purely to help us improve the service we offer to our web visitors and the information collected cannot and will not be used to identify individuals.
Turning off and deleting cookies
If you disable the cookies that we use this may impact your experience while on the Sites.
For more detailed information about cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org which provides guidance on how to control cookies.
Changes to this policy
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