Cookies are small text files, automatically downloaded by your browser, that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience of the site better.

They improve things by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org or please read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies.

This website uses one or both of 2 categories of cookies:

Category 1 – Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to use the website. Without these cookies the site will not function properly, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.

Category 2 – Performance cookies

We use Google Analytics to measure how visitors use the website so we can improve it based on user needs. For instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. We do not allow Google to use or share the data about how you use this site and all information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Cookies used on this site

Below is a list of cookies currently used being used by this site.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Necessary
viewed_cookie_policy1 yearThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
__cfduid1 monthThe cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
JSESSIONIDsessionUsed by sites written in JSP. General purpose platform session cookies that are used to maintain users' state across page requests.
Others
_gat_gtag_UA_41824266_11 minuteNo description
CONSENT16 years 8 monthsNo description
tableau_localesessionNo description
tableau_public_negotiated_localesessionNo description
cookielawinfo-checkbox-first-party-cookies1 yearNo description
cookielawinfo-checkbox-third-party-cookies1 yearNo description
cookielawinfo-checkbox-session-cookies1 yearNo description
cookielawinfo-checkbox-persistent-cookies1 yearNo description
cookielawinfo-checkbox-strictly-necessary-cookies1 yearNo description
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional-cookies1 yearNo description
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance-cookies1 yearNo description
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertising-cookies1 yearNo description
Analytics
_ga2 yearsThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gid1 dayThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.
Performance
__utma2 yearsThis cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmb30 minutesThe cookie is set by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmcsessionThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.
__utmz6 monthsThis cookie is set by Google analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.
__utmt10 minutesThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle request rate.
YSCsessionThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.

Read our Privacy Policy for information on how we protect your personal data.