Cookies

– Fuctionality cookies:
These cookies are used for essential site functions, and to make sure pages are sent to the browser as quickly and efficiently as possible.
– Performance cookies:
These cookies allow us to measure and analyse how our customers use the site and to improve its functionality and your experience on the site.
– Third party cookies:
These cookies allow us to deliver advertisements relevant to your interests.

Cookie name Necessity Purpose Expiry
PHPSESSID Functionality A session cookie native to PHP, contains a reference to a session stored on the web server. It is used to establish a user session and to pass state data cia a temporary cookie. For example, it can be used to store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displeyed on a different page. No personal information is stored in this cookie. . As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it is only stored temporarily it will dissapear when user‘s browser is closed.
SnapABugHistory Functionality This cookie is associated with live chat software from SnapABug. It identifies a visitor to enable a history of engagement to be recorded. 1 year
SnapABugRef Functionality This cookie is associated with live chat software from SnapABug. It records the landing page and origin of a visitor. 1 year
SnapABugVisit Functionality This cookie is associated with live chat software from SnapABug. It identifies a new user session. 1 year
catAccCookies Functionality This cookie is set by UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies. Expires after 30 days.
_ga Performance This cookie is set by Google Universal Analytics to distinguish unique users bu assigning a randomly generated numbers as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports which help us to improve our website. By default it is set to expire after 2 years.
_gid / _gat Performance Another cookie associated with Google Universal Analytics and helps to store and update a unique value for each page visited. _gid (24 hours) / _gat (1 minute)
vv_session_id / vv_visitor_id Performance This cookie helps to anonymously track visitors behaviour such as visits frequency, time on site, pages viewed etc, on site to help us improve our website and offerings. Session cookies expired as soon as user leaved the website. vv_visitor_id cookie expires after 3 months.
__utma / __utmb / __utmc / __utmt / __utmz Performance These cookies provide us with non-personally identifiable information about your visit to this website (e.g. the number visits, location from which you visited this website and the number of pages you visited on this website). We use this information to improve the presentation and content of this website. For more information, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ If you wish to disable Google Analytics on your browser please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. __utma (2 years from set/update) / __utmb (30 mins from set/update) / __utmc (End of browser session) / __utmt (10 minutes) / __utmz (6 months from set/update)
DoubleClick Advertisement cookies by Google DSID, HSID, IDE, NID, OTZ, SAPID, SID, SIDSS, SSID Third Party These cookies set by a third party (DoubleClick) and are used for serving targeted advertisements that are relevant to you across the web. Targeted advertisements may be displayed to you based on your previous visits to this website. For example, advertisements about a topic you have expressed an interest in while browsing our site may be displayed t you across the web. In addition, these cookies measure the conversion rate of ads presented to the user. For more information, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ If you wish to disable DoubleClick cookies on your browser please visit this website: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated?hl=en#display_optout 1.5 years