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Cookie policy

Cookie Policy

1          Use of cookies

 A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser.  Find out more about cookies on www.allaboutcookies.org.

We use cookies 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.

Periodically, we send e-newsletters, email updates, and promotional emails which use redirected links to identify if emails are opened and which links are clicked. This enables us to constantly review and improve our emails to make them more relevant to you.

Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies.  If you want to know how to do this please look at the menu on your browser, or look at the instruction on www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note however that turning off cookies will restrict your use of our website.

We use the following cookies on our site:

 

2          Essential Cookies

WordPress uses various cookies for the essential functioning of our website. If these first party cookies are blocked, the functioning of the website on your browser, and your end user experience may be affected.

 

First Party Persistent Cookies

Name Purpose Life span
_utma This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. 2 years
_utmb This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. 30 mins
_utmt This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. 10 mins
_utmz This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. 183 days

 

First Party Session Cookies

Name Purpose Life span
_utmc This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. Session

 

Third Party Cookies

Name Purpose Life span
Twitter Twitter uses a number of third party cookies so that you are recognised as a logged in user or guest user when choosing to tweet items from our website. For more information, please visit https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514# 6740+ days
lf1_visitor8615 Leadformix cookie which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance – see below 730 days

 

3          More information

  • Google Analytics is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies, without identifying you, tracks things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit, and compiles them so that we can identify trends meaning that we can optimise the website. We do not collect any personally identifying information. Most GA cookies disappear from your computer after 10 minutes, but some may stay on your computer for up to two years in order to measure new vs repeat visitors.
  • Callidus Software Inc uses Leadformix which tracks website visitors by IP address to further monitor the success of our website and tailor content by visitor type. Any associated session Cookies should disappear from your computer whenever you close your browser. Leadformix is also periodically used to send e-newsletters, email updates, and promotional emails which use links to identify if emails are opened and which links are clicked. This enables us to constantly review and improve our emails to make content and landing pages more relevant to you.

By continuing to use this site you are agreeing to the use of cookies as detailed above.

 

4          Amendments

Please note that this cookie policy is subject to change from time to time.  It was last updated in November 2015.