Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

To make this site simpler, we sometimes place small data files on your computer while you browse. These are known as cookies. Most big websites do this too. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org.

Why use them?

Cookies improve things by:

  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • tracking the effectiveness of our content

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org, or please read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies.

How we use Cookies

Google Analytics
Google Analytics are used to track visitors. We collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Cookies relating to Google Analytics are as follows:

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Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmb
Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmz
Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmv
Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Facebook
Used to track visitors. Features for sharing via Facebook. Does not set a cookie by itself, but if one is present it will read it. Read Facebook’s Privacy Policy

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Detects whether Flash is installed on the browser accessing the Home page.

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Displays an error message if Flash is not installed on browser accessing Home page.