A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
There are two types of cookies you may encounter when using this website.
These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.
Purpose: Authentication session to preserve any sign-ins and other changes you might have made during your visit to this site.
Typical content: Hashed data referring to your unique visit. No personal information unless signed in.
Expires: On exit.
Purpose: Used to suppress the cookie notice once the user opts to hide it.
Typical content: “Yes” or “No”
Expires: 31 days, updated with each visit.
Name: prefixed with X-Mapping-
Purpose: Set by our webserver to manage content delivery on cloud-based servers.
Typical content: Information about which server is providing content to the user.
Expires: On exit.
Provider: Google Analytics
Name: Multiple cookies prefixed with __utm
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Name: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, PREF
Purpose: YouTube embedded video
More info: Google policies and principles
Name: Multiple cookies prefixed with __utm and with domain player.vimeo.com
Purpose: Vimeo embedded video