Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. This then helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
We use the following cookies on our website:
PHPSESSID: This is used to record the pages visited by users. We use this information to improve our website.
mc: This is used by the WordPress platform that powers our website.
_utma: This keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
_utmb: A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site.
_utmc: A timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site – having waited 30 minutes for another pageview to happen, and if it doesn’t, it expires.
_utmz: This keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords used, and where in the world the site was accessed from.