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We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Google Analytics||_ga||Used to distinguish users.||https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage|
|Google Analytics||_gat||Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_||https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage|
|Google Analytics||_gid||Used to distinguish users.||https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage|
|Google Analytics||_gac||Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.||https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage|
|Google Analytics||gadwp_wg_default_dimension||These cookies uses a fraction of the data that is collected by Google Analytics cookies and is used by system administrators.|
|Google Analytics||gadwp_wg_default_metric||These cookies uses a fraction of the data that is collected by Google Analytics cookies and is used by system administrators.|
|Google Analytics||gadwp_wg_default_swmetric||These cookies uses a fraction of the data that is collected by Google Analytics cookies and is used by system administrators.|
|WordPress||wordpress_logged_in||WordPress uses this cookie to indicate when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.|
|WordPress||wordpress_sec||WordPress uses this cookie to indicate when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.|
|WordPress||wordpress_test_cookie||WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.|
|WordPress||wp-settings-1||WordPress uses this cookie to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.|
|WordPress||wp-settings-time-1||WordPress uses this cookie to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.|
|Server / Hosting||BIGipServerZebedee||BIGipServerZebedee cookie is part of the back-end architecture of the hosting service that manages the site. It belongs to the class of "load-balancing cookies". The load-balancing cookie is required to track which server you are communicating with, in order to present a consistent user experience as you move from page to page. It routes data and page requests to the correct server and so ensures that the content of the page loads quickly and effectively.|
|Server / Hosting||TS01237438||The TS cookie basically has to do with enforcing elements in the security policy with regard to database management in the hosting servers.|
|Server / Hosting||TS01fde6b5||The TS cookie basically has to do with enforcing elements in the security policy with regard to database management in the hosting servers.|
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