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Cookies on our site


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CookieTest_frameYou may get a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. This cookie doesn’t contain any personal data, and is discarded when you close your browser.


Purpose Name What that means
Analytics_Usage_frame _ga This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.
Analytics_Usage_frame _gid This cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.