What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file which is sent from our server to whatever device you use to view our site (desktop, laptop, smartphone etc.). The cookie is stored by your device and allows us to recognise it so that we can make our site easier to use.
What cookies do we use?
|Name||Purpose||How long until the cookie expires?|
|_ga, _gat, _gid||Enables Google Analytics to function in order for us to analyse visitor information such as browser usage and new visitor numbers. This process does collect data, but in an anonymous form, to help us develop the website improving user experience.||2 years|
|ads/ga-audiences, ads/user-lists/#||Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors to our site.||Session|
|test_cookie||Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies||Session|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Tries to estimate the user’s bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos||179 days|
|YSC||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what YouTube videos the user has seen.||Session|
|C4ATBCookie40e8d617-5ec5-4455-8154-16d336926a2a_Cook_DTS||Used as part of the webchat feature on our site.||1 year|
|cb-enabled||This cookie is associated with a free script which shows a cookie alert notice on our site. It is used to record when users have dismissed the notice to prevent it re-appearing on return visits.||1 year|
By using our site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.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.