Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

How we use cookies:

The list below explains the cookies we use and why.

  • Cookie Control
  • civicCookieControl
  • Strictly Necessary
  • Saves your cookie opt-in or opt-out preference. Records whether or not visitors have seen a message about cookies being used on the site, as part of compliance with EU cookie laws.
  • Google Analytics
  • _utma
  • Performance
  • Used to distinguish users and sessions.
  • _utmb
  • Performance
  • Used to determine new sessions/visits.
  • _utmc
  • Performance
  • This cookie is used to determine the traffic source.
  • _utmt
  • Performance
  • Used to throttle request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
  • _utmz
  • Performance
  • Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Managing cookies in your browser

Some people prefer not to allow cookies, which is why most browsers give you the ability to manage cookies to suit you.

In some browsers you can set up rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis, giving you more fine-grained control over your privacy. What this means is that you can disallow cookies from all sites except those that you trust.