To make our website (“Our Site”) work properly and to improve your browsing experience, we sometimes place small data files on your computer or mobile device.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time, so you do not need to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another. Cookies can also be used for online behavioural target advertising and to show adverts relevant to something that the user searched for in the past.
Google Analytics sets the following first party cookies:
|_ga||Persistent||Used to distinguish users||2 years from set/update|
|_gat||Session||Used to throttle request rate||10 minutes|
|__utmt||Session||Used to throttle request rate||10 minutes|
|__utmc||Session||Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.||End of browser session|
|__utmv||Persistent||Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.||2 years from set/update|
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. For details see www.aboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.