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Website/Apps Cookies Policy
Our cookies policy outlines how our websites/apps may use and save cookies on your computer.
(a) What are Cookies?
Cookies are simple text files that websites/apps store on your hard drive or browser. Typically, they contain two pieces of information: a site name and unique user ID. Cookies are used to remember your preferences for a site and to record how many times you have visited a site. This means we can tailor your experience depending on your preferences and measure overall usability of our websites/apps.
(b) How can I block Cookies?
You can delete existing cookies off your hard drive and choose to block new cookies from our websites/apps. You can find out how to do this by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/. However, should you choose to block cookies then some features on our websites/apps might not work as expected.
The table below lists the cookies used by our websites/apps and provides a description of how each cookie works.
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is used by the website to set session preferences. No personal data is stored.||Low||When browser is closed or the session times out.|
|These cookies are set by Google Analytics and are used to collect non-personal information about how visitors use the websites/apps. The information is used to create reports showing website usage which help us improve the websites/apps. The information is anonymous.
Google have developed the “Opt-out Browser Add-on” which stops information being sent to Google Analytics even if cookies are enabled in your browser. See: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
|Low||Typically around 1-2 years.
|results||This cookie stores the current search so as the visitor moves through search results their search terms are remembered.||Low||When browser is closed or the session times out.|
|elements||This cookie stores the list of results on the page the visitor is viewing. If the visitor moves to another page and then comes back it speeds up the display of results.||Low||When browser is closed or the session times out.|