This page provides a searchable listing of the cookies which we have identified as being written from this site to computers connecting to this site. Where external entities generate the cookies we have endeavoured to provide additional information to clarify and explain the use of these cookies in the interests of transparency.
|File Name||Cookie Type||Purpose||Stores Personal Data||Life Span of Cookie||Session Only||Third Party Cookie||Cookie Owner Link|
It is written for both anonymous and logged in users.
|No||Session Only||Session Cookie||We rolled our own|
If deleted by the user, Google Analytics will interpret any future visit to the website as being your first time accessing the site.
|In certain circumstances||2 years||Persistent Cookie||Third Party Cookie||Google Analytics Cookies Information|
This cookie is written by Google Analytics and is used to track the session activity of a visitor to your site in intervals of 30 minutes. When a user views a page on your site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on your site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on your site for longer than 30 minutes
|In certain circumstances||30 minutes||Session Cookie||Third Party Cookie||Google Analytics Cookies Information|
This cookie was historically used in association with _utmb to track user session behaviour. However more modern versions of Google Analytics no longer require this cookie. It is written for purposes of backward compatibility with the Urchin.js code in historic versions of Google Analytics.
|No||Session Only||Session Cookie||Third Party Cookie||Google Analytics Cookies Information|
The Google Analytics configuration on this site allows for segmentation of user activity on the site in aggregate reporting. This is enabled through the use of this cookie. This allows us to identify sub-gategories of users who are interacting with the site to enable us to better tailor the site and its content.
|In certain circumstances||Session Only||Session Cookie||Third Party Cookie||Google Analytics Cookies Information|
This cookie tracks the referring origin point of visitors to the site. It allows us to identify how many hits are coming from direct clicks on our URL or Google Searches, adverts, twitter, or Facebook, or links on 3rd party websites.
This data is retained for historical analysis purposes to allow us to track changes in site referral patterns through Google Analytics.
|Yes||6 months||Persistent Cookie||Third Party Cookie||Google Analytics Cookies Information|
This cookie is written by the CookieQ utility to help you (ironic as it may seem) to manage your cookie preferences. It expires. So you may need to reselect your cookie preference from time to time through the CookieQ button.
|No||Approx 3 weeks||Persistent Cookie||Third Party Cookie||CookieQ.com|