Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer.
Cookies that we use and the purposes for which we use them are set out in the table below:
|__utma||tracks each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first, the previous, and the current visit (presumably partly for double checking).||2 year|
|__utmb||are used to track how long you stay on a site – when a visit starts and approximately ends||30 Minutes|
|__utmc||are used to track how long you stay on a site – when a visit starts and approximately ends This expires quickly||End of browser session|
|__utmz||tracks where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)||6 Month|
|PHPSESSID||used by PHP as a method to keep track of sessions||End of browser session|
|wordpress_test_cookie||used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies||End of browser session|
|wordpress_xxxxx||uses these cookies to store your authentication details, and their use is limited to the admin console area||End of browser session|
|wordpress_logged_in_xxxxx||uses this cookie to indicate when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use||End of browser session|
|wp-settings-xxxxx,wp-settings-time-xxxxx||uses this cookie to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface||Under one year from the time they’re set|
You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility). Disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser; you will need to do this yourself from within your browser. If you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu.