Cookies Policy

 

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve the website. By continuing to use the site, you are consenting to us using 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 secure areas of our website or make use of online booking forms;

  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, the Accessibility Options cookie helps to recognise your desired viewing settings); and

  • Third-party cookies (for example, Twitter, Facebook and Vimeo). Some third-party software utilises its own cookies over which we have little or no control. You can find out about their use of cookies by visiting the third party's website. As our Twitter feed is embedded on our website, this may store cookies on your device when using this feature. 

You may 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.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Name

Purpose

Retention Infomation

Session Control 

ASP.Net_SessionID

Used to establish connections between the client and server.

No private data is held and the cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

Server Balance

Arrowpoint

Used to balance data load between servers.

No private data is held and the cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

 

Functionality Cookies

Name

Purpose

Retention Infomation

Log in session and authentication

Fed Auth

Used only for Administrator, Editor or Publisher users updating website content.

Cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

Accessibility Options

Style

Remembers settings such as the standard view and high visibility links at the bottom of a webpage.

Cookie is removed after 24 hours.

Share Count

_atuvc

Connected with the 'Add This function' associated with, for example, the Bookmark and Share icon.

Cookie is removed after 48 hours.

User login sessions

RequestVerificationTokenLW_

Required for retaining user login sessions

Cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

User recognition

-BIGipServerPOOL-162.13.96.97-80

Erasure of this cookie prevents the website recognising the user.

Cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

Inactivity

Last Activity

Measures the period of user inactivity when logged into the Fluency CMS.

Cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

Third Party Cookies

Name

Purpose

Retention Infomation

Youtube

(Google) 

GPS

PREF

Visitor_Info1_Live

YSC

 

 

 

Cookies set by embedded videos on the site

Cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

Google's cookie policy can be found here.

Doubleclick

(Google)

IDE

 

 

 

Used to distribute & optimise targeted adverts

Cookie is removed as soon as the browser is closed.

Google's cookie policy can be found here.

Google

(Google)

NID

 

 

 

Used by Google to help customise ads on places like Google Search. You can view Google cookie policy here.

6 Months

Facebook

act

c_user

csm

datr

fr

lu

p

presence

s

sub

x-src

xs

 

 

 

Social Media Tracking and Buttons/ Advertising trackers

The retention times vary. Facebook's cookie policy can be found here.

Twitter

personalisation_id

guest_id

_ga

_gid

 

 

 

Social Media Personalisation and Tracking

The retention times vary.

You should refer to Twitter's cookie policy here.