About cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your browser, on the hard drive of your computer or on your mobile device by the majority of websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website. You can find out more information about cookies, including how to delete them, on the website www.aboutcookies.org.

 

The cookies we use

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. Without the knowledge we gain from the systems that use these cookies, we would not be able to provide the service that we do.

We use the following cookies on our website:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to submit a question or query on our website. These cookies do not remember where you have been on the internet. These cookies cannot be disabled.
  • Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
  • 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 more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
  • [Google Analytics cookies. These cookies collect details of visitor behaviour patterns to enable us to maintain and develop our website. The data gathered is anonymous and does not identify individual users.]

 

Below is a list of the all the cookies we have set and our reasons for doing so:

 

Cookie Name Purpose
_ga Google Analytics Used for measuring how users interact with your website.
PHPSESSID PHP Session ID Store ID of session to know which session data need to be loaded.

 

 

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

To access the Google Analytics opt out browser and block Google Analytics across all websites, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We may change this Cookie Policy from time to time by updating this page (for example, based on changes to our website). You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any such changes.

This policy was last updated in March 2017.