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Types of cookies.
A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
Session cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser or a:
Persistent cookie which remains on the users computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
First party cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain.
Third party cookies stored by a different domain to the visited page’s domain This can happen when the webpages references a file, such as Java Script, located outside its domain.
This website only uses first party cookies which are set and only used by this website, which are either persistent or session cookies
No third party cookies are used on this site.
Below are the cookies that we use to monitor traffic on our website. through Google Analytics. They record statistical information about your visit to the site and do not store any personal information that could be used to identify you.
These are the tracking cookies used on this website:
_utma This is a persistent cookie that collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most
recent visit. This cookie is set to expire in 2 years from your last recorded visit.
_utmb Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
_utmc Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.
_utmt Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.
_utmv. Saves user -defined tracking parameters for use in Google Analytics.
_utmz Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics. This cookie expires after 6 months.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. 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.