What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small files stored on your computer, they are created by the majority of websites and are used to enable features on the website to function and to gather data on users. Cookies are either stored on your computer with an expiry date, or if they are a session will be stored until you close your browser.
|Cookie name||Duration||More Information|
|cuvid||session||This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __cuvid cookie is written with a different visitor unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.|
|SESS*||session||A session cookie is set to tell if you are:
anonymous - visiting the site but not logged in
authenticated - logged in so that you will be able to view registration protected areas of the site and your user profile.
admin - various levels of admin eg full admin or user manager
|SERVERID||session||Our website is hosted on a cluster of servers and a cookie is set so that the browser looks at one of the servers for the duration of the visit.|
|pw_consent_seen||session||A cookie is set when the consent message has been displayed.|
|pw_consent_session_cookie||session||A cookie to indicate if you have consented to cookies being set. Contains either true or false values.|
|pw_consent_permanent_cookie||permanent - 12 months||A cookie to indicate if you want the browser to permanently remember whether they have consented to cookies or not. Contains either true or false values.|
|_dc_gtm_UA-2682804-1||session||A tag is a snippet of code that sends information to a third party, such as Google to track.|
|PERSISTENT_LOGIN*||permanent - 20 years+||Remember me function keeps you logged in but for non-secure areas. You will need to login again to view your user profile or see the admin area if you are an administrator of the website..|
|webform-||permanent - 12 months||Used for webforms eg to tell if clients have submitted the webform to stop multiple submissions.|
|_unam||session||This cookie is usually associated with a social sharing widget that is placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page.|
|__utmb||session||utmb, utmc, utma, utmz, utmv, utmx: These are Google Analytics cookies.
Google Analytics is used to look at the way people navigate through the site, which pages and links are popular etc to make sure that the site is effective in getting information to the site visitor. Google Analytics will not record any personal information such as your name or login details.
|__utma||permanent - 24 months|
|__utmz||permanent - 6 months|
|imce||permanent - 15 days||Cookie set for use in the admin area to remember if you want images/documents sorted by name, size, date etc and for resizing images.|