A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer, smartphone or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are used for a number of purposes, including to make some parts of a website work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of a site about how it is used.
Some of the cookies our websites use are essential for them to function properly, but we also use some non-essential cookies that help us to improve these. The table below sets out a full list of the cookies used on our websites and what we use these for.
This cookie is used to help us count how many people visit the website by identifying whether you’ve visited us before ( 2 years ).
This cookie is used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made ( 10 minutes ).
This cookie is used to count how many unique visitors there are to the website ( 2 years ).
This cookie is used to record the rate at which page view requests are made ( 10 minutes ).
This works with _utmc to determine whether a visit has timed out and to track activity during your visit ( 30 minutes ).
This cookie works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser ( when you close your browser ).
ga.js _utmz This tells us how you reached our website ( 6 months ).
You can find more information about cookies, including how to control the use of these through your browser settings, at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/