Website Cookie Use

This website, like most others, uses small text files called cookies to store information in your browser to make the website work. The cookies this websites uses are listed below.

If you do not want these cookies, you can choose to not accept them by changing your browser settings. You can find out how to do this here…

Be aware that some areas of this website will not function correctly if you do not accept cookies from this website.

First Party Cookies

Google Analytics – These cookies are used to monitor visits to our website and how visitors interact with our website in order to make improvements that will benefit our visitors. Google stores this activity anonymously on its servers.

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These cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html


Notifications – These cookies are used to store information relating to your use of the website. Specifically these cookies tell the website whether you have closed the news notification area.

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These cookies have variable persistence.

Third Party Cookies

Triptease – Triptease uses two cookies to track users on our website and associate all events with a single browser session.

Cookie names: triptease-session-id and triptease-user-id

Category: Statistics

A third cookie is used by Triptease for load balancing, purely for technical reasons. It ensure that all requests to a single service from a given browser end up hitting the same server.

Cookie name: route

Category: Not classified


Twitter – For our user’s convenience this website uses some Twitter plugins e.g. the latest tweets widget.

This third party plugin can install some cookies to allow the use of the plugin and to track how the plugin is used across the internet.

The cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://twitter.com/privacy


Facebook – For our user’s convenience this website uses some Facebook plugins e.g the Facebook page wall widget. This website also uses Facebook’s pixel tracking code.

This third party plugin can install some cookies to allow the use of the plugin and to track how the plugin is used across the internet. Cookies can include:

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  • presence
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  • Various

The cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/


Browser update – this advises users that are using an outdated browser to upgrade their browser.

This sets a cookie to monitor usage when advising users that have outdated browsers which could present a security risk to them.

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The cookies have variable persistence.