What are cookies?
When you visit some websites on the Internet small text files are created, downloaded by your web browser and stored on your device (whether computer, laptop, table or mobile phone). These small text files are called Cookies.
3rd-party cookies we use:
- _utma is a randomly generated number that is used to keep track of the number of times a user has visited this website. This cookie expires after 2 years.
- _utmb is a randomly generated number that records the exact time a user first visits this website. This cookie expires after 30 minutes.
- _utmc is a randomly generated number that records the exact time a user leaves this website. This cookie expires when the user closes their web browser.
- _utmv is a randomly generated number that helps to identify a user as part of a custom segment within Google Analytics. This cookie expires after 2 years.
- _utmz is a randomly generated number that includes information on how the website was reached, for example what search engine they used. This cookie expires after 6 months.
- w3tc_referrer detects and records which browser (Chrome, Safari, Firefox etc) you are using, letting us tailor the site’s display settings for the best fit on your device.
How can you delete cookies?
The correct method for deleting cookies will depend on the device and web browser you are using to access the Internet. You can find detailed instructions on how to delete cookies here.
If you delete cookies or block all cookies from downloading, then you might experience difficulties using this website.