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Cookies Explained

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

There are two types of cookie

a) Strictly essential cookies to make web sites work better.

Necessary cookies enable core functionality of the site, such as security, network management and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

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b) None essential cookies for analytics or advertising purposes.

We'd like to set Analytics cookies & none essential cookies to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. These cookies can bet set in your browser or rejected on our page.

None Essential Cookies : This setting will be asked again in <<not set>> days (max 60 days).

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Essential cookies used

Cookie Description Type
PHPSESSIDThis cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.Necessary
csrf_cookieNecessary to protect form submissionsNecessary
cookieControlUsed to record the preferences set by users, for the use of cookiesNecessary
cookieControlPrefsUsed to record the preferences set by users, for the use of cookiesNecessary
cookieControlExpiryUsed to check when consent is required againNecessary

Non-Essential cookies used

Cookie Description Type
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.Analytics
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.Analytics
_gatThis cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.Performance

How do I change my cookie settings?

You can change your cookie preferences at any time.

For none essential cookies you can click our cookies policy bar on and page and change settings.

Alternatively, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.