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Firsty Party Cookies: These are necessary Cookies that are set by this website directly. These Cookies are essential to the running of our website and are kept for the duration of a user's visit. These keep track of things such as the session ID itself and whether the visitor has chosen to view the site in high visibility mode.
First Party Cookies:
NAME PURPOSE EXPIRES
XSRF-TOKEN Used for security reasons End of session
bSession Used for system effectiveness measurement 30 mins
fedops.looger.defaultOverrides Used for stability/effectiveness measurement 12 months
hs Used for security reasons End of session
ssr-caching Used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered 1 min
svSession Used in connection with user login 12 months
Third Party Cookies: These are Cookies set by other suppliers which we may be using to enhance our site and which are controlled by them. The following section details third party Cookies you might encounter through this site. For more information on these Cookies or to opt-out of third parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.
Other Third Party Cookies: We may use third party plugins or integrate with other websites or services (for example: Meta, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram). For these to work they may set Cookies through our site. We do not control these Cookies and you should refer to their websites for their respective privacy policies or for further information on how to opt out of them collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website. Alternatively you may deactivate or restrict the transmission of Cookies by changing the settings of your web browser.
Google Analytics: Like many websites, we use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour, such as the number of visitors to the various parts of our website. We do this to compile reports that 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, what documents you download 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. You can find more detailed information about the Google Analytics Cookies we used by clicking here. You can find out more about Google's position on data privacy as regards to its analytics service, including information about the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on in the Privacy Controls section here. Below is a description of the Google Analytics Cookies we may use on this site and what they are used for:
NAME PURPOSE EXPIRES
_utm.gif Logs details about visitor's browser and computer End of session
_utma Used to distinguish users and sessions 2 years
_utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits 30 mins
_utmc Used to determine the duration of a visit End of session
_utmv Use to determine visitor behaviour during a session End of session
_utmz Stores the traffic source that explains how the user reached the site 6 months
_utmt Used to throttle request rate 10 minutes
_utmt_masterTracker Updates the total number of page visits in anonymous form End of session
_ga Used to distinguish users 2 years
_gid Used to distinguish users 24 hours