Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files stored in your browser which are used by the vast majority of websites for a variety of reasons, such as personalising your experience and recording how you use the website to help with future improvements.

During your visit to this website, you will automatically download these files to your device. The cookies we use do not identify you as an individual, only the device you are using. These cookies are a mixture of session cookies which are removed once you close your browser and persistent cookies which remain for longer, but are only active when you are on our website.

Below are a list of cookies deployed on this website and what they do.

connect.sid: This cookie is necessary for the site to work by maintaining your session. It contains no personal information.

__utma / __utmb / __utmc /__utmz: These are deployed by our Google Analytics only if you accept our cookies. They collect information such as the pages you visit, the length of time you spend on the site and what browser you are using. This information helps us improve and optimise the site in the future.

If you decide not to allow our cookies, you can change the setting in your browser, but please note, this may stop certain functionality from working.

In Internet Explorer, you can manage your cookie settings by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”.

In Firefox you can change your cookie settings by clicking “Options”, “Privacy” and ticking “Tell websites, I do not want to be tracked”.

In Chrome you can manage your cookie settings by clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings…” and then pressing the “Content settings…” button under “Privacy”.

Google Analytics

This website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Preventing Cookies

You can prevent these cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here.