Legals

Cookie Policy

Our use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information

to the owners of the site. We use cookies to remember your login details and to tailor content to you as an individual. A cookie does not give us access to your computer. You can choose to accept or decline cookies.

The table below explains in more detail the cookies we use and why:

Cookie Name 

What is it for? 

How long does it last? 

 What's the implication for site behaviour?

 PHPSESSID

Creating the PHP user 
session in the CMS

This session only 

Required for the operation of the Absolute CMS 

 ISI_cookie_done

Recording that a user has
seen (and agreed) to the 
cookie banner

 2½ years

Required to track user agreement to the cookie policy – otherwise, the banner will be shown on every visit 

 _utma

 Google Analytics

 1 year

Required for accurate Google analytics tracking. Otherwise analytics data is likely to be incorrect

 _utmb

 Google Analytics

 1 year

Required for accurate Google analytics tracking. Otherwise analytics data is likely to be incorrect

 _utmc

 Google Analytics

 This session only

Required for accurate Google analytics tracking. Otherwise analytics data is likely to be incorrect

_utmz

Google Analytics

1 year

Required for accurate Google analytics tracking. Otherwise analytics data is likely to be incorrect

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to control cookies

If you wish to restrict or block cookies you can set your internet browser to do so - click on the following link for further information http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1 . If you disable cookies, you will not be able to use all the interactive features of our websites.