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Like many websites, we use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour. We do this to help us improve our site. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This analytics data is not tied to personally identifiable information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
Below is a description of the Google Analytics cookies we may use on this site and what they are used for:
_utm.gif Logs details about visitor’s browser and computerEnd of session
_utma Used to distinguish users and sessions2 years
_utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits30 mins
_utmc Used to determine the duration of a visitEnd of session
_utmv Use to determine visitor behaviour during a sessionEnd of session
_utmz Stores the traffic source that explains how the user reached the site6 months
_utmt Used to throttle request rate.10 minutes
_ga Used to distinguish users2 years
_gidUsed to distinguish users24 hours
You can find more detailed information about the Google Analytics Cookies we use at developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
Other Third Party Cookies
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