When you visit our website, like most others, it may store or retrieve information on your browser in the form of 'cookies'. This information, which might be about you, your preferences, or your internet device (computer, tablet or mobile), is used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information is not usually personally identifiable to you, but it can be used to give you a more personalised web experience.
However, if you do this then it may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.
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session: General purpose platform session cookie. Used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.
__RequestVerificationToken: Used for anti-forgery. It is designed to stop unauthorized posting of content to the website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery. It holds no information about the user and is destroyed on closing the browser.
_ga: This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. The new service reduces the reliance on cookies in general, and only sets this and one other - _gat, although Google also say data can be collected without setting any cookies. This cookie is used to distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.
_gat: This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
_gid: This 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.
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