Cookies

Cookies are small data files that websites generate and ask to store on your computer. Most websites use cookies in one form or another. They are typically used to:

  • Remember settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page.
  • Measure how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org, or please read on to find out more about how we use cookies.

Measuring Website Usage

Google Analytics is in use to collect information about how visitors use this site. This provides us with important information that can enable the site to work better. We do not link this information to your name or address.

Google Analytics has their own Privacy Policy that can be found here:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

The following cookies are used by Google Analytics:                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Name Typical Content Cookie expires after
_ga A randomly generated string 2 Years
_qca A randomly generated string 1 Year
_gac_property ID Version number.timestamp.gclid.value 2 Months
ajs_anonymous_id A randomly generated string 7 Months
ajs_group_id Null value 1 Year
ajs_user_id Null value 1 Year
__ar_v4 A randomly generated string 1 Year

New relic https://newrelic.com/termsandconditions/privacy
We set some cookies to store information about your browser settings, to help us continue to develop our website to best suit our users’ needs. The following cookies are used:

                                            

Name Typical content Cookie expires after
ajs_anonymous_id A randomly generated string 7 Months
_mkto_trk Helps understand browser compatibility 2 Years
TSNGUID A randomly generated string 11 Months
ei_client_id A randomly generated string 2 Years
gclid_f A randomly generated string After the page loads
gclid_l A randomly generated string After the page loads
intercom-id-cyym0u3i A randomly generated string 8 Months
medium_f Information about the previous session After the page loads
medium_l Information about the previous session After the page loads
optimizelyEndUserId Functionality, stores a randomly generated string 5 months
ref_page_url Information for analytics and performance  After the page loads
source_f A randomly generated string After the page loads
source_l A randomly generated string After the page loads

Understanding your web browser capabilities

We set some cookies to store information about your browser settings, to help us continue to develop our website to best suit our users’ needs. The following cookies are used:

                                                                                                                                     

Name Typical content Cookie expires after
_mkto_trk Session Id 2 Years

Online Maps

We sometimes use maps to show you locations relevant to the section of the site you are viewing. This service is provided by Google Maps. Google sets cookies which are used to store user preferences and information to enable this service. The following cookies are used:

Google’s privacy policy can be found at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en-GB/policies/ and its terms of service for Google Maps at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/help/terms_maps.html

                                                                                                                                                                                              

Name Typical content Cookie expires after
1P_JAR Google ad personalisation 4 days
JSESSIONID A randomly generated string After the page loads