What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file which is sent from the website to your computer. It contains information about you as a user on the website. Different cookies have different functions from tracking popular pages to displaying the correct version of the site for your browser.
- Session cookies are only stored for the duration of your visit to the website and will be removed when the browser window is closed.
- Permanent cookies are stored for a period of time and are used to identify you when you return to the site.
First party cookies
First party cookies are set by the website you are viewing.
Third party cookies
Other cookies may be set if external applications or content has been used.
If this site has code from a Third Party site, the Third Party site may set Third Party cookies on your computer when:
- the page with the code is viewed, eg Asset tv, YouTube, AddThis.
- you click the link to the Third Party site eg Facebook, Twitter.
What cookies may be on this site?
|Cookie name||duration||intrusion level||purpose|
|First party cookies|
|low||Indicates that a text-only version of the site should be displayed.|
|__utmb||session||low||These are Google Analytics cookies.
Google Analytics is used to look at the way people navigate through the site, which pages and links are popular etc to make sure that the site is effective in getting information to the site visitor. Google Analytics will not record any personal information such as your name or login details.
For more details, see Cookies and Google Analytics.