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How We Use Cookies


To provide a better experience to our users, and to help us identify the parts of our website that perform best, we make use of cookies. If you use our website, you accept the use of these cookies.

Alternatively, you may change your browser settings to block the use of cookies for this website, or for all the websites you visit. However, this will likely result in a degraded browsing experience.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your local computer. You as the computer owner can access this data, and so to can the website that set the cookie. Generally speaking, cookies don't present privacy issues since the data stored within them is usually data you have entered yourself.

What Cookies do you set and use?

Here is a list of cookies currently in use, with an explanation of what each is, an indication of how long it lasts, and also an example of the information stored.

 

Cookie NamePHPSESSID     

Each time you visit the website we start a "session" and assign a unique ID. We can track various pieces of essential data for your session which are all stored on our server. The session ID only is stored in a temporary cookie, which is automatically deleted either after an extended period of inactivity, or when you close your browser.

Example content: 7survk07rpabnehml6m71qq8r6

 

Cookie Name - HIDE_COOKIE_PANE     

This cookie is set when the site is first visited and stops the cookie information pane from sliding down. Without it, the pane would appear on every page. This cookie will automatically expire after 1 year, if not deleted prior to that.

Example content: true

 

Cookie Name - consent_given

This cookie is set when a site user accepts all the cookies on the site.  This cookie will automatically expire after 1 year, if not deleted prior to that.

Example content: true

 

Cookie Name - video_consent_given

This cookie is set when a site user accepts cookies being dropped by embedded videos.  Without consent the videos cannot be played.  This cookie will automatically expire after 1 year, if not deleted prior to that.

Example content: true

 

Cookie Name - marketing_consent_given

This cookie is set when a site user accepts marketing cookies on the site.  This cookie will automatically expire after 1 year, if not deleted prior to that.

Example content: true

 

Cookie Name - _gid

This cookie is part of Google Analytics, a tool we use to provide usage data for our website. This anonymous data helps us to better understand our users' needs and tailor the website accordingly. This cookie will automatically expire after 1 year, if not deleted prior to that.

Example content: 96149096.1412261866.1326381112.1337677471.1331082195.1

Cookie Name - __ga

This cookie is part of Google Analytics, a tool we use to provide usage data for our website. This anonymous data helps us to better understand our users' needs and tailor the website accordingly. This cookie will automatically expire after 30 minutes, if not deleted prior to that.

Example content: 96649026.2.11.1339082435

 

Cookie Name - _pinterest_ct_ua

This cookie is part of Pinterest, it anonymously tracks visits referred by their site.  This anonymous data helps us to better understand our users' needs and tailor the website accordingly. This cookie will automatically expire after 1 year, if not deleted prior to that.

Example content: "TWc9PSZhMlZYRXJRc1AzM2x4UXluMWgzQjFLa2Q5RzFncXhWdHpzYS8vNHN=="

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