A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's hard drive. It is generated by a web server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user's identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned.
(Information taken from www.aboutcookies.org)
|style||If you choose to use the website's built-in accessibility features to change the display colour scheme or font size, the site stores a cookie to remember your preference so that your experience remains consistent throughout your visit, and when you visit again in future.||12 months|
|sessionid||This ID is used by the website to identify you during your session. A lot of the time it isn't used at all, but if you decide to do something complex during your visit that isn't simply clicking a link to move from one page to another (such as filling out a form), the website uses this ID to identify you throughout the process to make sure it runs smoothly.||The length of the current session|
|__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz||Google Analytics: Tracking the path of visitors through the website and identifying returning visitors. Statistics derived from this information help us identify how well certain pages and aspects of the site perform, and where we can make improvements to help visitors access the information they need more quickly and with less hassle.||From 30 minutes to up to 1 year|
|__cfcduid||Cloudflare: Helps improve our website security by identifying if you are a legitimate user||1 year|
|__utmb, __atuvc||YouTube: We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube's embedding videos information page.||Varies|