Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. They are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites.
Cookies are created when a user's browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file which is stored on the users’ device in the browser’s directory. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website's server. Computer Cookies are created not just by the website the user is browsing but also by other websites that run ads, widgets, or other elements on the page being loaded. These cookies regulate how the ads appear or how the widgets and other elements function on the page.
You can find more information about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Cookies are categorised into 4 types:
We use the following cookies on Our Website:
|ARRAffinity||Used to direct you to the correct website server.||Strictly Necessary||Session|
|_culture||Used to determine whether we have directed you to a specific language version of the site.||Strictly Necessary||Session|
|__RequestVerificationToken||Used to protect your security when submitting data to the website||Strictly Necessary||Session|
|CookiePolicy||Used by Our Website to record when a user of has viewed the Cookie notice to prevent it re-appearing on return visits.||Functionality||Persistent|
(_gat, _ga, _gid)
|Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets an anonymous analytics cookie that we use to evaluate your use of the website, help us improve how our website works and understand what content interests our users. These cookies don't collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous.||Performance||Both Session and Persistent Cookies|
|Facebook Pixel||This Cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables Our Website to measure, optimize and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook. In particular it enables Our Website to see how our users move between devices when accessing Our Website and Facebook, to ensure that Our Website's advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on the Our Website web site. For further information about the Facebook Pixel please see: https://en-gb.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616||Tracking||Persistent|
By law, we are obliged to inform you about the cookies on Our Website and obtain your consent before placing any cookie files that store information on your device (with the exception of strictly necessary cookies). We obtain your consent to place cookies on your device by you clicking the Accept and Close button on the notification banner, which is located at the top of each web page.
We respect your privacy. If you have any other questions, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This is policy version 1 dated 13/06/2018
End of Policy.