USE OF COOKIES BY THIS SITE
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from this, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
The table below explains the main cookies we use and why.
Cookie Consent

COOKIE NAME
PROVIDER
PURPOSE
EXPIRY
catAccCookie
UK cookie consent
Used by the UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.
1 year

Content Delivery Network

COOKIE NAME
PROVIDER
PURPOSE
EXPIRY
cfduid
cloudflare.com
Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic
1 year

Google Analytics

COOKIE NAME
PROVIDER
PURPOSE
EXPIRY
ga
google
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
2 years
gat
google
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
1 day
gid
google
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
1 day
collect
google
Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels
Session

Marketing

COOKIE NAME
PROVIDER
PURPOSE
EXPIRY
omappvp
Optinmonster
This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website.
11 years
omappv
Optinmonster
This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website.
1 day
gid
Optinmonster
Used by the lead generation platform Optin Monster to count the number of pages viewed by the visitor.
Session
collect
Optinmonster
Used by the lead generation platform Optin Monster to register the amount of time the visitor has spent on the website.
Session

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.