Cookie Policy


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to
provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to
improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your
computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our
    website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of
    our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of
    visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This
    helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are
    finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website.
    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/retargeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the
    pages you visit and have visited, and the links that you follow when browsing the Internet.
    We will use this information to make our website, both during and after your visit, more
    relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for
which we use them in the table below:

Cookie name Cookie type Purpose
SESSION_ID Session Stores information in the form of a session
identification that does not personally identify
the user
__utma Persistent Used to distinguish users and sessions. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmt Session Used to throttle request rate. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmb Session Used to determine new sessions/visits. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmz Persistent Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how users reach our site. Used by Google Analytics.
__utmv Persistent Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. Used by Google Analytics.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks, affiliated websites
and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies,
over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies
or targeting cookies.

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 site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 24 months.