Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

The Google Analytics library called analytics.js sets the following cookies:
Cookie name Vendor Description Persistency Function
_ga Google Analytics Tracking a user’s journey around a website over time. 2 years Used to distinguish users
_gid Google Analytics Enables us to identify which pages are popular, estimate our audience size and usage pattern, and better understand how the web site is used. 24 hours Used to distinguish users
_gat Google Analytics This cookie does not store any user information, it’s just used to limit the number of requests that have to be made to doubleclick.net. 1 minute Used to throttle request rate.
AMP_TOKEN Google Analytics
Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
30 seconds to 1 year Used to identify if the same user accessed the site from different origins, e.g., they found the site via a Google Search or whether they went to the site directly.
_gac_<property-id> Google Analytics
Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.
90 days Analytics writes campaign information to the _gac cookie when a user opens a page on your site via a URL that employs AdWords auto-tagging.

 

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.