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Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer and allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remember preferences and improve your user experience.

How to control and delete cookies

This Microsite uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Microsite. helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Microsite and also allows us to improve it.

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this Microsite you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org 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 computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please continue reading.

List of the main cookies on this Microsite

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Microsite.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Microsite when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Microsite works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You can find more information about the individual cookies and the purposes for which they are used on the Microsite in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose
PHPSESSID This is a session cookie stored in the computer’s memory only during a user’s browsing session and is automatically deleted from the user’s computer when the browser is closed.

This cookie stores a session ID that is not personally identifiable to users, allowing the user to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly.

Session cookies are never written on the hard drive and they do not collect any information from the user’s computer. Session cookies expire at the end of the user’s browser session and can also become no longer accessible after the session has been inactive for a specified length of time, usually 20 minutes.

This cookie may also be used to store information such as the contents of a shopping cart or to provide feedback messages to users during your browsing session.

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This Microsite uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a number of cookies in order to evaluate your use of this Microsite and enable us to carry out actions including (but not limited to):

–       Tracking the number of visitors to this Microsite.

–       Monitoring the number of users on the Microsite at any given time.

–       Analysing popular content on this Microsite.

Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this Microsite, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Further information on how to reject or delete this these cookies is available at:

http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after the current session ends.