Privacy and Cookies
Our website puts small files, known as cookies, onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the website.
Cookies are used to:
– Measure how you use the website so the website and marketing campaigns can be updated and improved.
– Remember notifications you have seen so you do not see them every time you have seen the website.
– Remember preferences and searches parameters you have set to enable the search and compare functions on our website.
You will see a message on our website the first time we put cookies onto your computer.
The cookies we use:
These cookies are all used to define user settings for the software that runs our website. They simply detect if you are a registered and logged in user and use the settings contained within to alter the interface shown. (These cookies expire after 2 weeks).
Google / Universal Analytics cookies
_ga This helps us count how many people visit the website by tracking if you have visited before (expires 2 years)
_gat This is used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made (expires 10 minutes)
_utmz – This tells us how you have reached the website. (expires 6 months)
_utmt – This tells us what type of request you made of the website. (expires 2 years)
_utmc – This calculates when you close the browser. (expires when you close your browser)
_utmb – This calculates the time you spend on the website. (expires 30 minutes)
_utma This cookie works in the same way as _ga. (expires 2 years)
We also use google advertising cookies (_gads) to collect data about website traffic. We do not facilitate the merging of any personally identifiable data with data collected for Google Analytics purposes.
To find out more about the types of cookies we enable Google to place on our website please visit: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/.
For more information, see the Google Analytics cookie statement. (https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies)