What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.
We have categorised the cookies we use in four categories
|Used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.|
|PREFERENCE & FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES
|These cookies collect information about your choices and preferences and make using the website more practical
They are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.
|ANALYTICS & CUSTOMIZATION COOKIES
||These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our websites are being used to help us improve our websites and application for you in order to enhance your experience.|
List of Cookies Used
|Name of Cookie||Essential or Non-essential?||Type of cookie||First or Third party?||Session or Persistent?||Expiry Time||Purpose|
|NID||Non Essential||Preference||Third||Persistent||Month||Remembering Google user preferences|
|Non Essential||Preference||Third||Persistent||Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map.||Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.|
|Non Essential||Functional||Third||Persistent||There are some cookies that expire 10 years after first viewing a Vimeo video while most of them expire between a few days for up to two years after the last viewing of a Vimeo video||Vimeo sets a number of cookies on any page that embeds a Vimeo video. While we have no control over these cookies, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Vimeo viewers, to hold information about current viewing video settings as well as a personal identification token, if you are logged into Vimeo. Furthermore, a set of cookies regarding Google Adsense advertising campaigns might be set, which contain identifiers that record user browsing behaviour.|
|1P_JAR||Non Essential||Advertising||Third||Persistent||1 month||Google advertising cookie used for user tracking and ad targeting purposes|
|__gads||Non Essential||Advertising||Third||Persistent||2 years||This cookie is associated with the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google. Its purpose is to do with the showing of adverts on the site, for which the owner may earn some revenue|
If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org