Visitors to our website 

Technical information

 
Like most websites, our server gathers limited information about you during a session, including the IP address and domain name from which you are accessing the server. We use this information to help us improve the content, design and performance of the site. We do not give the log files or the information they contain to any third parties.
 
Our website software can recognise the configuration of the computer you are using and the browser software you are using. This will help us to provide you with an optimised experience.
 
If you provide feedback via an online feedback form we will collect your name, email address and, if appropriate, other relevant information.
 

Use of cookies

 
Cookies are small files stored in your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. Every visitor to the website receives a cookie. When you log in to the site, our computer server will access these cookies so that it can recognise your computer and make using the site easier for you. They enable us to measure and analyse general visitor information.
 
We use the following cookies –
 
Name of cookie
Type of cookie
Reason for cookie
Description
_UTMZ
1st /Persistent
Analytics
Extracts the following information - where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link they clicked on, what keyword they used and where in the world they accessed a website.
_UTMA
1st /Persistent
Analytics
Keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit and last visits were
_UTMC
1st /Persistent
Analytics
Works with UTMB_ to determine how long the visitor spends on the site
_UTMB
1st /Persistent
Analytics
Works with UTMC_ to determine how long the visitor spends on the site
ASP.Net_SessionID
1st /Persistent
Functionality
A random Session ID is created for each new visitor. Functionality, maintaining account details and preferences are controlled by session cookies
 
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can alter your settings so that you are prompted every time a cookie is sent to you. You can also choose not to receive cookies at all. However, please note that if you have ‘disabled’ cookies in your browser this way you may not be able to use certain features on this website.
 
Disabling Cookies on Desktop
Disabling Cookies on Mobile
Preventing cookies is likely to affect the functionality or performance of our website and could stop you from using certain services provided through it. If you choose to disable cookies, we cannot guarantee how the operation of our website will perform during your visit. It will also affect our ability to improve our website, making changes to user preferences.
 
For independent information about cookies you can go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org