Cookies Policy


How we use cookies on our Portal

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device, preferences and generally help to improve your online experience. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

What types of cookies are used on this Portal and how long do they last?

There are different types of cookies. Although they mainly work in the same way, there are some minor differences. The table below sets out the type of cookie used, what its purpose is and how long it lasts.

Cookie name

 Type of cookie

 Purpose

 Retention

cfid

Session

Used by application server to help to uniquely identify a client device (browser) to enable the site to maintain user session variables

Until the Browser is closed

cftoken

Session

Used by application server to help to uniquely identify a client device (browser) to enable the site to maintain user session variables

Until the Browser is closed

 _gid, _ga, gat

Google Analytics

These cookies enable Google Analytics to function. This software helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage and new visitor numbers

1 Day, 2 years, Session

 CONSENT, NID

 Google

 Google's cookie policy consent policy

20 Years, 5 Months

 __atuvc

AddThis

AddThis cookies allow users to share content via Social Networking websites and email

1 Year

cookiepolicy

HTTP

Determines if the visitor has accepted the cookie policy

1 Year

browser_warning_Chrome

HTTP

Determines if the visitor has been informed that using Chrome is recommended for optimum browsing experience

1 Year

screenheight

HTTP

Determines the height of the screen in order to optimise browsing experience

1 Day

 

By using our Portal and agreeing to our Cookies Policy, all above types of cookies are used and you agree that we can place them on your device. If you don’t accept the use of cookies then we will only retain the cookies that are required for the optimal operation of the Portal, which do not include personal data.

If you want to restrict or block any of the above cookies, you should do this through the web browser settings for each browser you use and on each device you use to access the internet. Please be aware that some areas of our Portal may not function if your web browser does not accept cookies. However, you can allow cookies from specific websites by making them "trusted websites" in your web browser. The "Help" function within your web browser should tell you how to make these changes. Alternatively, websites such as https://www.attacat.co.uk/resources/cookies/how-to-ban can help with information on how to manage cookies.

 

You can read the entire privacy policy of the Portal by clicking here.

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