How we use cookies - Information about our use of cookies
Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
The cookies we use are "analytical" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie
Name
Purpose
More information
Session Cookie
JSESSIONID
Used by the web application to identify anonymous users during one, and only one session.
 
Session Cookie
ROUTEID
Used to distribute traffic across our web servers - to ensure that our website performs well and gives you the best possible experience - and it is deleted when you close your browser.
 
Persistent Cookie
cookiebar
Used to specify whether to hide the Cookie Bar to the user of the site.
 
Google Analytics
 
__utma
__utmb
__utmc
__utmz
Used to analyse your browsing habits on our site and to optimise the site for your benefit.
 

Currently we operate an “implied consent” policy which means we assume that you are happy with our usage of cookies. If you are not happy then you should either not use this website or you should delete our cookies after visiting the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting. If you want to find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage or delete them, then we recommend you visit www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

JSESSIONID cookie expires when you close your browser. Google Analytics cookies expire between 30 minutes and 2 years from set/update.