What is a Cookie?
A "cookie" is a small piece of information that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet). All cookies have an expiry date that determine how long they stay on your computer or device. We've included information below on how you can manage and delete cookies.
What cookies do we use
More information on the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them is set out below.
|Google Analytics||__utma||This cookie distinguishes between site visitors and sessions and is used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.||2 years from set/update|
|Google Analytics||__utmb||This cookie determines new sessions and visits to our site. It is used to track page views and visitors behavior on our site, e.g., how long visitors stay on our site and the amount of time spent on each page. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.||30 minutes from set/update|
|Google Analytics||__utmc||This cookie is used to monitor how long visitors stay on our site.||Expires at end of browser session|
|Google Analytics||__utmz||This cookie collects information about how and when a visitor hits our site for the first time. It helps us to understand information such as the search engine used, the links clicked on, the keywords used and from where our site was accessed.||6 months from set/update|
|Google Analytics||__utmv||This cookie helps us to create custom variables to segment different groups of visitors and track their behavior on our site; for example the time spent on our site, how many times videos are played, paused or replayed, how many search queries are performed and how many PDF documents are downloaded.||2 years from set/update|
|Google Analytics||_ga||This cookie helps us to distinguish users.||2 years|
|Google Analytics||_gat||This cookie helps us to throttle request rate.||10 minutes|
|Adobe Cookies||s_vi||Unique visitor ID time/date stamp||5 Years|
|Adobe Cookies||s_fid||Fallback unique visitor ID time/date stamp||5 Years|
How to manage and delete cookies?
Cookies are easy to manage or delete and can be removed in two ways: automatically, when they expire or by manually deleting them. You can either manually manage your cookies or use third party tools such as Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on to do this. Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on can be downloaded at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
To manually delete cookies:
On the Start screen, tap or click Internet Explorer to open Internet Explorer.
Swipe in from the right edge of the screen and then tap Settings. (If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up and then click Settings).
Tap or click Options and then, under History, tap or click select.
Select the Cookies check box and then tap or click Delete.
To block cookies:
Open the desktop and then tap or click the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar.
Tap or click the Tools button and then tap or click Internet options.
Tap or click the Privacy tab and under Settings, move the slider to the top to block all cookies and then tap or click OK.
To customize cookie settings:
Open the desktop and then tap or click the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar
Tap or click the Tools button and then tap or click Internet options
On the Privacy tab, do one or more of the following:
To set what types of cookies are blocked or allowed, move the slider
To block or allow specific websites, tap or click Sites
To import a privacy preferences file, tap or click Import
To override your privacy settings for certain types of cookies, tap or click Advanced
To reset privacy settings to their original level, tap or click Default 0) When you're done making changes, tap or click OK If you choose to block or delete our cookies, you will still be able to browse our site.
For further information on how to manage or delete cookies, Please Visit : www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.