When someone visits our site, we collect standard internet statistical information of how our visitors use our site. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site to help us improve the visitor experience. The information we collect is totally anonymous, so we dont collect any personal information, other than where appropriate, such as if you ask us to contact you.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used to help websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as provide information to the owners of the site.
The terms 'first' and 'third' party cookies refers to the website or domain that creates the cookie.In simple terms, a first party cookie is set by the website you are visiting. A third party cookie is set by another company through the website you are visiting.
The Information Commissioners Office are the government body who have the role of enforcing the European Cookie Law which has been in place since 26th May 2011. The cookie law is there to protect the rights of the individual to browse the internet without fear of being tracked. Website owners must gain consent from the visitor before storing cookies on the vistors device, except where a cookie is strictly necessary, for providing a service, such as remembering the goods in a users shopping basket.For more details, visit the ICO website at www.ico.gov.uk
ASP.NET_SessionId - This is an essential cookie for maintaining your "session" on the webserver. The content is a 20 character random value. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser
.SecurityFormAuthSoltecsys - This is an essential cookie for securing access to restricted content. It is created when you log into the site. The content is an encrypted identifier used to identify you when you attempt to access secure content
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz - These cookies are created by Google Analytcis and are used to collect statistical information about how visitors use our site, which pages are of interest and which are not, how many vistors we get, where in the world they come from and how they find us. This helps us improve our site.
Most modern browsers have settings to allow you to control which sites are allowed to leave cookies on your computer. Preventing websites from leaving cookies on your computer may affect how the website works and reduce your vistor experience. To find out more about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout