We use a device called a cookie to store sign in or other information on your computer. A cookie is a small piece of information stored by your browser or your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are used to make the link between you and the information you have provided to our website (the “site”). You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. If you disable cookies from your browser, you may not be able to access certain features of our site. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, such as to make an appointment.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and any advertising more relevant to your interests.
You can find more information about the individual cookies used and the purposes for which they are used in the table below:
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.||1 year 24 days|
|test_cookie||This cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the user’s browser supports cookies.||15 minutes|
|_gcl_au||This cookie is used by Google Analytics to understand user interaction with the website.||3 months|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.||2 years|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.||1 day|
|_gat_UA-145401716-1||This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.||1 minute|
|__utmc||The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.||session|
|__utmz||This cookie is set by Google analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.||6 months|
|__utmt||The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle request rate.||10 minutes|
Third Party Cookies
We do not share the information collected by the cookies with any third parties.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 1 year 24 days.
If you have any questions, comments and requests regarding this policy, please contact Ulrica Taylor.