What are cookies and what do they do
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Collect anonymous statistics about our visitors in order to improve our website and services
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
More about our Cookies
The use of session cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user’s computer and disappear when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server ) necessary to allow the safe and efficient exploration of the site.
The so-called session cookies used on this site avoid the use of other technologies that could compromise the privacy of users’ browsing and do not allow the acquisition of personal identification data.
Third party functions
Name Expires Usage
6 months Installed by Google Maps if and only if you are authenticated with your google account.
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties
Visitor Statistics Cookies
Name Expires Usage
2 years Used to distinguish different users.
24 hours Used to distinguish different users.
1 min Used to throttle connections to Google Analytics
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (read your web browser guide to learn how). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites