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We use both session and persistent cookies on our website and use the following categories of cookies:
Details of the main cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them are set out as follows:
|Essential||__RequestVerificationToken||Helps with security on our website when you submit data to us – expires when your browsing session ends|
|Essential||ARRAffinity||Allows us to distribute traffic to our website on several servers in order to optimise response times – expires when your browsing session ends|
|Essential||ASP.NET_SessionId||Allows us to track a user session through our website – expires when your browsing session ends|
|Statistical||_ga||Third-party cookie used to distinguish users in the Google Analytics platform – expires after 24-months|
|Statistical||_gat||Third-party cookie used to throttle request rate to the Google Analytics platform – expires when your browsing session ends|
|Statistical||_gid||Third-party cookie that registers a unique ID that is used in the Google Analytics platform to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website – expires when your browsing session ends|
|Statistical||ai_user||Third-party cookie that is used by Microsoft Application Insights software to collect statistical usage and telemetry information – expires after 24-months|
|Statistical||ai_session||Third-party cookie that is used by Microsoft Application Insights software to preserve users states across page requests – expires when your browsing session ends|
|Marketing||ads/ga-audiences; ads/user-lists/#||Third-party cookie that is used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites – expires when your browsing session ends|
|Marketing||IDE||Third-party cookie that is used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user– expires after 12-months|
|Marketing||test_cookie||Third-party cookie that is used by Google DoubleClick to check if the user’s browser supports cookies – expires when your browsing session ends|
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Last updated: 6th August 2018.