What are cookies?
Cookies enable a website to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time, to recognise your device. They are widely utilized to allow websites to work more efficiently, improve your user experience and to let you navigate between pages. They can also be used to ensure that advertisements you see online are relevant to you and your interests.
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. This allows us to improve your user experience. 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 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.