What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. There are different types of cookies: some are essential for the site to operate properly, whereas others are aimed at enhancing and personalising your user experience. Cookies can help us to understand how consumers are interacting with our website, which helps us to improve our site and deliver a better service to you.
What Cookies do we use?
Strictly necessary Cookies
Generally, these cookies will be essential first-party session cookies. Not all first-party session cookies will fall into the strictly necessary category for the purposes of the Cookie legislation. Strictly necessary cookies will generally be used to store a unique identifier to manage and identify the user as unique to other users currently viewing the website, in order to provide a consistent and accurate service to the user.
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as signing-up to receive emails from us.
These cookies generally collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and the pages that they don’t. This helps us to understand and improve the site so it is easy to use and includes helpful content. They allow us to fix bugs or glitches on the website. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies visitors, so we can’t identify you. For example, we use “Google Analytics” cookies (a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc).
These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make as you browse the site. They provide more enhanced and personal features. The information collected is anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other sites once you leave our site.
The following cookies are set by this website:
|__atuvc||Helps to ensure share counter you see on the website updates properly after you’ve shared something.||2 years|
|__atuvs||This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.||2 years|
|_ga||Used to distinguish users.||2 years|
|_gid||Used to distinguish users.||24 hours|
|catAccCookies||This cookie is set in your computer to prevent the notification from coming up again||1 month|
|WordPress sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies.
The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table.
This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
|qtrans_front_language||This cookie is used to display the website in chosen language.||1 year|
|wordpress_test_cookie||WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.||Session only|
|Third Party cookies|
|__utma||This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to your site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.||2 years|
|__utmz||Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world when you accessed a website.||6 months|
|bku||BlueKai installs a tracker cookie on your device which collects data on your browsing habits on different websites using the tracker’s unique ID number. We use this data to profile visitors to our website and define detailed market segments, for use in our marketing campaign strategy.||1 year|
|cw_id||This cookie is used by the social links sharing service “AddThis”, included on Horizon Search and Selection web pages in order to give visitors the option to recommend our website content on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.||4 weeks|
|loc||Geolocate, within a State, the people sharing content via social media sites.||2 years|
|mus||Profile store status.||13 months|
|na_tc||Tracking cookie from a 3rd party, commonly used in “like” and “share” buttons. Often used to link to social networks. May be used for targeted advertising.||2 years|
|ouid||This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in our site to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.||1 year|
|SSC, SSH, SSHS, uid, uvc||These help us integrate your social media profiles, such as Facebook profile, Twitter User, etc with the site while you are visiting.||2 years|
How to turn off Cookies
For more information go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/