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Privacy policy


Cookies are small pieces of information that a website can store in your web browser in order for it to remember something about you on a later date. The cookie contains a unique number and therefore no personal data, such as your name or email address.

What cookies we use

The Google Analytics cookies we currently use are:

Cookie Purpose Further information
__utma These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. _utma expires after two years, _utmb expires 30 minutes after the session has ended, _utmc expires once the session has ended and _utmz expires after 6 months.

The Google cookies we currently use and may be set during your visit are:

Cookie Purpose Further information
APSID Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options. Most of these cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a webpage.

The Twitter cookies we currently use are:

_twitter_sess Remembers your logged in Twitter session. Expires once the session has ended.
guest_id Tracking your logins, pages and posts information back to twitter. Expires 730 days after your last visit to the website.
k This cookie stores your location data, longitude and latitude. Expires 7 days after your last visit to the website.

Managing cookies

If you wish to control what cookies you use, you can change your internet browser setting at any time.  However, please note that in disabling cookies, some website functionality may be lost.

Further information

For further details about Google Analytics please refer to the Google Privacy Policy.

For further details about Twitter please refer to the Twitter Privacy Policy.

For more information about cookies visit All About Cookies.