Cookie Policy

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie folder of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. These cookies aren’t used to identify you personally, just give you the best user experience. Most websites use cookies to remember settings, login details and other information so that you don’t have to keep re-entering it. They are also used to collect information on how the website is being used so that we can tailor the experience to suit your needs.

The law relating to cookies changed on 26 May 2011. The new rules require that cookies can only be placed on machines where the user has given their consent.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled. By using our website, you are accepting these cookies.

This website is based on the Preside content management system, and certain cookies are stored temporarily on your computer, which are required to ensure correct functioning of the website and are not used for any other purpose.

Every cookie on the site has been reviewed and then outlined in the table below:

First Party Cookies

Name

Purpose

Expires

Content

Classification

Action

CFID

Used to provide transaction support across multiple page requests commonly called a session

Session cookie

A random generated number

Strictly necessary, minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only
  

CFTOKEN

Used to provide transaction support across across multiple page requests commonly called a session

Session cookie

A random generated alphanumeric piece of text

Strictly necessary, minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only

_PRESIDECMS-SITE-PERSIST

Remember me feature for user login
  

Persistent (Until user deletes it)
  

Encrypted token to authenticate login across sessions
  

Necessary to improve the user experience, minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only

The cookies described above provide session functionality that is used for/to:

1) User login
2) Store page to redirect after a user logs in
3) Store details after a user logs in

Third Party Cookies

The cookies in the table below are set by the Google analytics tool for improving service which allows the website to accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website, volumes of usage and ensure that the website is available and that the IPF understands what you want to use.

Name

Purpose

Expire

Content

Classification

Action

_utma

Google analytics

2 years

A random generated number (Non personal data)

Necessary to provide website service, minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only

_ utmb

Google analytics

30 minutes

A random generated number (Non personal data)

Necessary to provide website service, minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only

_utmc

Google analytics

Session cookie

A random generated number (Non personal data)

Necessary to provide website service, minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only

_utmz

Google analytics

6 months

randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)

Necessary to provide website service, minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only

 

AddThis

The cookies in the table below are set by AddThis which allows visitors to add favourites and share content in the social web:

Name

Purpose

Expire

Content

Classification

Action

Uit

AddThis

2 years

Numeric value

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

Loc

AddThis

3 months

A random generated alphanumeric piece of text

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

Dt

AddThis

1 month

Text value

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

Di

AddThis

2 years

A randomly generated number

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

Uid

AddThis

2 years

A random generated alphanumeric piece of text

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

Uvc

AddThis

2 years

A random generated number (Non personal data)

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

Psc

AddThis

2 years

Numeric number

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

Ssh

AddThis

2 years

A random generated alphanumeric piece of text data)

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

Sshs

AddThis

2 years

Text value

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

Ssc

AddThis

2 years

Text value

Necessary to provide website service

Removal code + Cookie policy mention only

__atuvc

AddThis

2 years

Numeric value

Necessary to improve the user experience, not affected by AddThis removal code

Cookie policy mention only

YouTube

The following cookies are installed when the user plays a video from YouTube.

Name

Purpose

Expire

Content

Classification

Action

PREF

YouTube

10 years

This cookie is set by YouTube when you load a video embedded on one of our pages

Minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

YouTube

240 days

This cookie is set by YouTube when you load a video embedded on one of our pages

Minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only

use_hitbox

YouTube

Session cookie

This cookie is set by YouTube when you load a video embedded on one of our pages

Minimal intrusion

Cookie policy mention only