Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers. These files are stored by the web browsers, and the information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a server to identify and track web browsers.
Cookies on our website
These files cannot be used to identify you personally, they are used to help us identify the number of visitors to our website (just a number) and how many visitors return, compiling anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use our website and enable us to make improvements based on this data.
First Party Cookies
These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site. We use these to monitor how website visitors find and use our website. We report on this activity in aggregate and use this information solely for the purposes of improving the functionality and monitoring the usage of our website.
1) Session ID
We use these to keep track of your movement from page to page, so you don’t get asked for the same information that you have already given to our site. This cookie is mainly for our site login facility and the site’s interactive features via the user portal.
2) Google Analytics Cookies
__utma - These are used to determine unique visitors to our website. This cookie expires after 2 years.
__utmb – These are used to establish and continue a user session with our website. This cookie expires after 30 minutes.
__utmc – These are used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for a website visitor. This cookie expires when the visitor closes their browser.