A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer hard drive that stores a value. They allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. They can be grouped into 4 categories according to the type of functionality they have. Some are more intrusive than others. The following explains what we use and why.
1: Essential Cookies
Some cookies are ‘essential’ for a website to function correctly. Without them the website simply will not work as designed. The following are cookies we use, that are ‘essential’:
Cookie Name: ASP.NET_SessionId
Used for: Remembering actions as you navigate around the website in the same session
2: Performance Cookies
These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. The information collected is done so anonymously and is therefore useful to give us a broad overview of how the site performs in general. The following is a list of the cookies that we have defined as ‘Performance’:
These are cookies used by Google Analytics for delivering website traffic statistics. Data collected is limited to the website operator’s use, for managing the performance & design of the site.
The information is for the exclusive use of the publisher of the website visited.
3: Functionality Cookies
These cookies remember choices made whilst on the site to improve future experiences. The information these cookies collect is limited to this site and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. The following is a list of the cookies that we have defined as ‘Functionality’:
None in use
4: Targeting / Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They can also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement, as well as help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.
The following is a list of the cookies that we have defined as ‘Targeting’: None in use