To make our website work properly and to improve your browsing experience, we sometimes place small data files on your computer or mobile device.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time, so you do not need to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies can also be used for online behavioural target advertising and to show adverts relevant to something that the user searched for in the past.
We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics is a tool that helps website owners to measure how users interact with website content. Cookies “remember” what a user has done on previous pages / interactions with the website, for example what pages you visit, how long you are on the website, how you got here and what you click on. This data is collected via Google Analytics cookies in the pages of our website and is not tied to personally identifiable information. Google Analytics cookies do not store any personal information about our website users.
For further details of how Google Analytics collects and processes data please follow this link www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
Google Analytics sets the following first party cookies:
|_utma||Google Analytics persistent||Tracks unique visitors to website||2 years|
|_utmb||Google Analytics session||Tracks how fast a user leaves website||30 minutes/end of day|
|_utmz||Google Analytics persistent||Records whether the visitor came from a search engine (and if so, the search keyword used), a link, or from no previous page (e.g. a bookmark)||6 months|
|_utmv||Google Analytics persistent||Tracks custom variables such as whether a visitor reached a certain page of website||2 years|
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. For details see www.aboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. 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.