Our Use of Cookies

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

You can manage these small files yourself – search for ‘cookies’ on any search engine

Cookies for Improving Service

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage.

  • Name: _utma Typical content: randomly generated number Expires: 2 years
  • Name: _utmb Typical content: randomly generated number Expires: 30 minutes
  • Name: _utmc Typical content: randomly generated number Expires: when user exits browser
  • Name: _utmz Typical content: randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search) Expires: 6 months

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google code website.