A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your browser when you visit the website, and which your browser then sends back to us the next time you click on one of our pages. The cookie is stored on your computer or mobile device. The cookie contains a serial number that allows us to see if several consecutive visits come from the same computer. You can find more general information about cookies at AboutCookies.org.
The main purpose of our cookies is to reliably measure the number of visitors to our site and the duration of each visit, to remember your user preferences and help analyze the website’s performance. We use a statistics program on the web server to achieve this.
Essential cookies are required for the website to operate properly. They allow us to provide services such as improved performance for you as a visitor. If these are deactivated, a user will not be able to use these services.
Performance cookies are used to monitor website performance and for highlighting areas of the website that are relevant to the user’s visit. They allow us to correct errors and discover effective linking solutions. They do not collect information that can identify the user.
You can find more information at AboutCookies.org which contains extensive information on managing cookies in most browsers. Please note that if you choose to not accept our cookies, we cannot guarantee that all pages on the website will function properly or have a satisfying performance.
On our website we also have some additional cookies from some of our partners. These are generally called third party cookies and may or may not be present on our websites.
Cookies associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. Cookies are used to distinguish 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. More info can be found here.