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Cookie Policy

Our goal is to always make the use of our website easy, and reliable and that sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These small files are known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

The Cookies we place on your device are used on this site in two ways

First party cookies

These are our own cookies which are controlled by us. When you log in to this website, we will store a temporary cookie on your computer, indicating that you are authorised to use the site. This cookie enables you to move throughout the site without having to sign in each time you look at a different page. The cookies we use have the sole purpose of keeping you logged in, and have no other function. The cookies we use here are "session cookies," which means they disappear when you shut down your Web browser or log out of site.

The parts of our website that need a login will not work without session cookies, so if you don't agree to this we're afraid you will not be able to use our website.

Here is a list of First party cookies we place on your device.

NamePurposeMore Info
ASPSESSIONIDASQTBACCSession cookie to hold the ID of the browser sessionExpires at the end of session
YCUserAuthentication cookie to prevent having to login multiple times in one browser session.Expires at the end of session
RememberMeCookie stored to remember the user on next visit. Optional - cookie set if user ticks Remember Me.Expires in 3 years
CommunityServer-LastVisitUpdated-210xCookie holds updated last visit date/time to the interactive section of the website until the session is ended.Expires at the end of session
CommunityServer-UserCookie210xUser session cookie in the blog and discussion board sectionsExpires in 1 year
CSAnonymousAnonymous session cookie when user is not signed in to the interactive section.Expires at the end of session
CSRolesAuthorization cookie to hold the user's authorization Expires in 1hr 30mins

Third party cookies

The other type of cookies we use are placed by Google Analytics. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Here is a list of Third party cookies we place on your device.

ProviderCookie NamePurposeMore Info
Google Analytics
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Google Privacy policy

Need to know more about cookies?

More information about cookies, including how to block them and/or delete them, can be found at http://www.aboutcookies.org/. Google Analytics' privacy policy can be viewed here: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Do I have control over cookie files?

You can manage these small files yourself, click on this link to learn how to remove cookies set on your device.

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