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Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on to your computer by websites that you visit. They are used to make websites work, to improve the efficiency of websites, to improve the user’s experience and to provide usage information on websites. This information should make your website visits more productive by storing and using information on your website preferences and habits.

Your web browser can choose whether or not to accept cookies. Most web browser software is initially set up to accept them.

We may offer cookies to you and you should ensure that your web browser is set up to not accept cookies if you do not wish to receive them. Please note that if you disable cookies, some services or website functionality may not be available. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to aboutcookies.org.

Full list of cookies used:

We do use Google Analytics software to help us improve the usability of our website, the type of information gathered relates to the amount of time spent on the website and the pages visited. No personal information is held.

__utma 
Typical Content: randomly generated number 
Cookie Expires: 2 years

__utmb 
Typical Content: randomly generated number 
Cookie Expires: 30 minutes

__utmc 
Typical Content: randomly generated number 
Expires: when user exits browser

__utmt
Typical Content: Random number
Cookie Expires: 1 day

__utmz 
Typical Content: randomly generated number and information about how the page was reached (eg directly or via a link, organic search or paid search) 
Cookie Expires: 6 months

__utmmobile 
Typical Content: randomly generated number 
Cookie Expires: 2 years

_ga
Typical Content: Randomly generated string
Cookie Expires: 2 years

_gid
Typical Content: Randomly generated string
Cookie Expires: 1 day

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, see here.

 

cookieconsent_dismissed
Typical Content: String
Cookie Expires: 1 year

Cookie Consent 2 uses a cookie to determine whether or not a user has seen our consent notifier.

 

__lc.visitor_id.8295101
Typical Content: Randomly generated string
Cookie Expires: 3 years

autoinvite_callback
Typical Content: true/false
Cookie Expires: 1 year

lc_ssoundefined
Typical Content: Randomly generated number
Cookie Expires: 3 years

lc_window_state
Typical Content: String
Cookie Expires: 1 year

For further details on the cookies set by LiveChat, see here.


-gat_omTracker{random string}
Typical Content: Number
Cookie Expires: 1 day 

wow.anonymousId
Typical Content: Randomly generated string
Cookie Expires: 2 years

wow.schedule
Typical Content: String
Cookie Expires: End of session (tab/window closed)

wow.session
Typical Content: Randomly generated string
Cookie Expires: End of session (tab/window closed)

wow.utmvalues
Typical Content: UTM values
Cookie Expires: End of session (tab/window closed)

For further details on the cookies set by Communigator, see here.

ARRAffinity
Cookie expires: 1 year
Used by Windows Azure cloud platform which this website is hosted on. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.

WAWebSiteSID
Cookie expires: 1 year
Used by Windows Azure cloud platform which this website is hosted on. It is a site identifier used to make sure the visitor is routed to the correct website on the server.

lc_window_state
Cookie expires: 1 year
Records the state of the Live Chat window whether it is minimised or maximised.

_omappvp
Cookie expires: 11 years
OptinMonster