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. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. 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.

We use the following cookies:

• Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into member only areas of our website.

• Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website 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.

• Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.

• Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information in an anonymised form with third parties for this purpose. 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

Strictly necessary cookie

fe_typo_user

This cookie is set by default for every visitor to our site and is required for members who log into the members’ area. This cookie stores a cryptic anonymized text by which a user can be identified by the content management system.

Functionality cookie

PHPSESSID

This cookie is set by the webserver for every visitor to our site.  If you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits providing that the cookie was not deleted in the interim.

 

Analytical/performance cookies

_pk_ses

This cookie is used for web analytics and has a lifetime of 30 minutes to identify and track the current visit. It enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern and store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site.

Further information on our analytical cookies can be found at http://piwik.org/privacy/

Analytical/performance cookies

_pk_id

This cookie is used for web analytics and has a lifetime of 2 years. It enables us to recognise you when you return to our site.

 

Analytical/performance cookie

s_pers

This cookie is used by the PayPal widget and has a lifetime of 2 years. If you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits providing that the cookie was not deleted in the interim.

 

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. 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. Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 2 years.

Updated February 2014 

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