Last Updated: December 2022
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Once agreed, Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following types of cookies:
- Necessary: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log in to secure areas of our website and ensure that the content on our website loads quickly.
- Analytical: These allow us to recognise and count the number of users and to see how users move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website functions, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Third Party Cookies
Please note that the following third parties provide the cookies (listed below) on our website. We do not have control of these cookies. These named third parties may include, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third-party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies:
|_ce.cch||Analytical: Stores user consent information to check if cookies can be used.||HTTP||Session (automatically deleted when the browser is shut down).||Crazyegg|
|ce_successful_csp_check||Analytical: Detects whether user behaviour tracking should occur.||HTML||Persistent (1 second)||Crazyegg|
|_ce.gtld||Analytical: Holds information about which URL should be presented to the user.||HTTP||Session (automatically deleted when the browser is shut down).||Crazyegg|
|_ce.s||Analytical: Collects data on user navigation throughout the website.||HTTP||Persistent (1 year)||Crazyegg|
|ce_clock||Functional: Sets the timestamp clock for when the user visits the website.||HTTP||Persistent (24 hours)||Crazyegg|
|cebs||Analytical: Used to track the current user session internally.||HTTP||Session (automatically deleted when the browser is shut down).||Crazyegg|
|fs_uid||Analytical: Ensures that all captured session traffic is associated with the correct user.||HTTP||Persistent (1 year)||Fullstory|
|_ga||Analytical: Registers unique ID used to distinguish one user from another.||HTTP||Persistent (2 years)|
|_gat||Analytical: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate, meaning that it limits the collection of data on high traffic sites.||HTTP||Persistent (1 day)|
|_gid||Analytical: Generates and registers a unique ID used to gather statistical data on how the user uses the website.||HTTP||Persistent (1 day)|
|_insp_nv||Analytical: Collects statistical data (relating to the user’s use of the website such as pages viewed, duration spent and the amount of times a user has visited).||HTTP||Persistent (1 year)||Inspectlet|
|_insp_pad||Analytical: Collects statistical data (relating to the user’s use of the website such as pages viewed, duration spent and the amount of times a user has visited).||HTTP||Persistent (1 year)||Inspectlet|
|_insp_slim||Analytical: Collects statistical data (relating to the user’s use of the website such as pages viewed, duration spent and the amount of times a user has visited).||HTTP||Persistent (1 year)||Inspectlet|
|_insp_sid||HTTP||Persistent (1 year)||Inspectlet|
|_insp_targlpt||HTTP||Persistent (1 year)||Inspectlet|
|_insp_targlpu||HTTP||Persistent (1 Year)||Inspectlet|
|_insp_wid||HTTP||Persistent (1 year)||Inspectlet|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||Necessary: Used to determine whether the user has accepted the cookie consent box in the cookie banner.||HTTP||Persistent (11 months)||WordPress|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||Necessary: Used to determine whether the user has accepted the cookie consent box in the cookie banner.||HTTP||Persistent (11 months)||WordPress|
Management of Cookies Preferences
You can control how your web browser deals with cookies by changing your browser settings. AboutCookies.org has a useful guide on how to do this for all the major browsers, and other information about cookies.
Please be aware that, if you use your browser settings to block all or certain cookies (including necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
Detailed guidance on how to control cookies preferences for the most common browsers can be found at:
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- MacOS Safari
- Microsoft Internet Explorer
Should you wish to opt-out of any cookies you can use Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by downloading and installing: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout