The first type is ‘session-based’. This means that it is only saved on your hard disk for the time you are using our website. We use this type of cookie purely to assist your journey through our website. Such use is essential to ensure our website operates effectively.
The second type is ‘persistent’. These stay on your hard disk for a certain time period after you have navigated away from our website. We use several of these for different purposes:
User Experience –We use a cookie to keep you logged into our website so you don’t have to keep logging in every visit. We only do this where you select “remember me” when you log in. If you select a language in which to view our website, we will remember your preference using a cookie. We also use a cookie to ensure that you only see the warning pop up that this is a beta/test website on your first visit and not on any subsequent visits.
Google Analytics – We use the Google analytics service offered through Google to help us understand the number of different people coming to our website and how they use our website. For instance, without this cookie, if you visited the site once each week for three weeks we would count you as three separate users. This cookie is saved on your computer by Google. You can find information about the cookie and how to disable it at https://support.google.com/analytics/topic/2919631?hl=en&ref_topic=1008008
.We do not store any of your personal information in any of our cookies.
If you do not want a website to create a cookie on your computer, most web browsers provide the option to disable them. However, our website may not work properly if you reject our cookies.
If you want to know more about how cookies work and how to manage or delete them, visit the World Wide Web Consortium’s website or the All About Cookies website.