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These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
We use Google Analytics to provide this service, which uses first party cookies. The data collected is not shared with any other party.
The Analytics Tools we use are:
- __Google Analytics to record how a site is performing through visitor analysing visitor statistics;
You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics using the Opt Out Browser Add-On from Google.
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The information we get through the use of these cookies is anonymised and we make no attempt to identify you or influence your experience of the site while you are visiting it. If you do not allow these cookies we will not be able to include your visit in our statistics.
If you have used a Do Not Track browser setting, we take this as a sign that you do not want to allow these cookies, and they will be blocked.
We use the following first-party cookies on our site:
- __utma stores the number of visits (for each visitor), the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit
- __utmb and __utmc are used to check approximately how fast people leave: when a visit starts, and approximately ends
- __utmz records whether the visitor came from a search engine (and if so, the search keyword used), a link, or from no previous page (e.g. a bookmark)
- __utmt indicates the type of request, which is one of: event, transaction, item, or custom variable
- __utmv is used for user-custom variables in Analytics