What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that are sometimes placed on your computer when you visit certain websites. They are commonly used to collect anonymous information about a visitor’s journey through a site.
This information can also be used to produce reports about website activity (such as the number of visitors a website receives and which pages are viewed).
Some cookies store information that you may submit when in a website and they may be used to remember you when you re-visit the site.
What cookies are used on this website?
Google Analytics cookies: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
- Purpose: To record how many people are using the website and how they move around the site once they’ve arrived:
- _utma tracks how many times (if any) you have visited the website before.
- _utmb and _utmc are connected, and track how long you stay on the site.
- _utmz tracks identifies where you’ve come from e.g. from a search engine or from another website.
- Benefit: So service is available when you want it and fast, we measure numbers and volumes of visitors.
- Data stored by cookies: No personal information about you, just information about your computer and your browser.
- Duration of cookies:
- _utma: Expires 2 years after your last visit to this site.
- _utmb: Expires 30 minutes after your visit, or after 30 minutes of inactivity.
- _utmc: Expires when you close your browser.
- _utmz: Expires 6 months after it was last set.
Vimeo cookies: player, vuid
How to control and delete cookies
However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit the About Cookies website, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may have an impact upon the functionality of our website.
Links to other sites
We are not responsible for the contents of any website that we offer as a link (including but not limited to any link to any other FIS Group company outside of the UK or Ireland). We do not review or endorse the content of any website. We are not liable for any products and services that may be provided as a result of visiting them.