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. Some of them are sent to other sites on the web that you visit, to find out more about the ones that we use, and why we use them, please keep reading
Cookies set by our site
Google Analytics sets cookies named _utma, _utmb, _utmc and _utmz. 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. Very many websites will set these cookies.
Social Network Site Cookies
Facebook, Twitter, G+ etc. These are used for buttons such as like, tweet, bookmark etc. These are set by your social network upon login and are required to allow such services to interact with other websites. These cookies mean that the social sites will be able to tell that you visited our site - we can't see why you would care about that, but we are required to tell you, so we have.
Session cookies etc.
These cookies are used only for the functioning of the site - they are not sent to other sites.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.