Cookie Policy

We use cookies to collect information about how you browse our site. Cookies are used to:

  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
  • measure how you use this website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How We Use Cookies

Cookie Policy Message

When you first visit our website we ask you to accept our cookie policy. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.

Name Purpose Expires
viewed_cookie_policy Saves a message to let us know that you have seen our cookie message. 1 year

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit and how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Purpose Expires
_utma Determines the number of unique visitors to the site. 2 years
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site. 30 minutes
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser. when you close your browser
_utmz This provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine). 6 months
GDS_successEvents and GDS_analyticsTokens These help us identify how you our website so we can make it better. 4 months

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.