Cookies

To identify which web pages are accessed, we use traffic log cookies and analytics services provided by Yahoo and Google. From this we can analyse data about web traffic and thereby constantly improve our website for users. This information is only used for statistical analysis. Cookies us to provide you the website visitor with a better service by enabling us to identify which pages are most useful to most people.

Cookies do not give us access to your computer and do not reveal any information other than whatever data you choose to share with us via web forms or other inputs. Web browsers are usually set to accept all cookies automatically, but you can modify your browser to decline or query cookies.  Find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org

Google Analytics

Name Typical Content Expires
_utma Randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb Randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc Randomly generated number When you close your browser
_utmx Randomly generated number 2 years
_utmxx Randomly generated number 2 years
_utmz Randomly generated number 6 months

For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see the documentation.


AddThis Social Media Sharing

Addthis social sharing is only used on small portions of the website and is part of a widget that allows users to share the content with their social networks.

Name Typical Content Expires
_atshc Page URL and share count When you close your browser
bt A behavior targeting cookie 2 years
di Date tracking cookies for determining expiration of othercookies 2 years
dt Date tracking cookies for determining expiration of othercookies 30 days
loc Geolocation cookie 2 years
psc View counter cookie 2 years
ssc Service share history, used for configuring our preferred services 2 years
ssh Service share history, used for configuring our preferred services 2 years
sshs Service share history, used for configuring our preferred services 2 years
uid User id and login time tracking 2 years
uvc User id and login time tracking 2 years
uit User id and login time tracking 1 day

For more information about AddThis cookies, please see the documentation.


Please Note

Users may opt out of Google's usse of tracking cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

Users may opt out of AddThis' use of tracking cookies by visiting the AddThis data collection opt out.