Cookie Policy

Our use of cookies

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored in your browser when you visit some websites.

Cookies are used for numerous purposes. This website utilises three categories of cookie as defined by the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories:

  • 'Strictly Necessary Cookies' are required for the website to function at a basic level.
  • 'Performance Cookies' are used to collect anonymous user behaviour data which are used to further improve the site,
  • 'Functionality Cookies' are used within the website's logic to enable certain website features and to enhance the user experience anonymously.
  • 'Targeting Cookies' are used to provide social networking and social bookmarking functionality.

By default all cookies are active on this website to provide the best user experience.

What cookies do we use?

The following table lists the cookies used on this website and sets out the name, function, duration and origin of each. The social networking cookies function through integration with 3rd party web sites, but are included here for completeness as this functionality is fairly integral within our web site.

NameFunctionDurationOrigin
Random
e.g.
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910eb6ea8658d4a8
Visitor session Session Cookie This Domain
_utma Google Analytics 2 yrs This Domain
_utmb Google Analytics 30 mins This Domain
_utmc Google Analytics Session This Domain
_utmz Google Analytics 18 mths This Domain
__unam Performance Checking 9 mths starberry.com
Channel ID Google Analytics No Expiry google-analytics.com
Channel ID Google Analytics No Expiry google.com
NID Google Analytics No Expiry google.com
GALX Google Analytics 1 hr accounts.google.com
GAPS Google Analytics 2 yrs accounts.google.com
ana_svc Social Bookmarking 1 yr addthis.com
AT_last_
pub_53092626
Social Bookmarking 12 hrs addthis.com
bt2 Social Bookmarking 9 mths addthis.com
di Social Bookmarking 2 yrs addthis.com
dt Social Bookmarking 1 mths addthis.com
loc Social Bookmarking 2 yrs addthis.com
siteaud Social Bookmarking 10 yrs addthis.com
__atuvc Social Bookmarking 2 yrs addthis.com
__utma Social Bookmarking 2 yrs addthis.com
__utmz Social Bookmarking 6 mths addthis.com
ssh Social Bookmarking 2 yrs addthis.com
sshs Social Bookmarking 2 yrs addthis.com
ssc Social Bookmarking 2 yrs addthis.com
uid Social Bookmarking 2 yrs addthis.com
uit Social Bookmarking 1 mth addthis.com
uvc Social Bookmarking 2 yrs addthis.com
anj Social Bookmarking 3 mths adnxs.com
sess Social Bookmarking 1 mth adnxs.com
uuid2 Social Bookmarking 3 mths adnxs.com
AA002 Social Bookmarking 2 yrs atdmt.com
MUID Social Bookmarking 2 yrs atdmt.com
id Social Bookmarking 2 yrs doubleclick.net
datr Social Bookmarking 2 yrs facebook.com
reg_ext_ref Social Bookmarking Session facebook.com
reg_fb_gate Social Bookmarking Session facebook.com
reg_fb_ref Social Bookmarking Session facebook.com
Local storage Social Bookmarking No Expiry facebook.com
ck Social Bookmarking 3 yrs go.affec.tv
oo Social Bookmarking 3 yrs go.affec.tv
pt Social Bookmarking 3 yrs go.affec.tv
Channel ID Social Bookmarking No Expiry gstatic.com
IMRID Social Bookmarking 2 yrs imrworldwide.com
__qca Social Bookmarking 18 mths linkedin.com
__utma Social Bookmarking 2 yrs linkedin.com
__utmb Social Bookmarking 1.5 hrs linkedin.com
__utmc Social Bookmarking Session linkedin.com
__utmv Social Bookmarking 2 yrs linkedin.com
__utmz Social Bookmarking 18 mths linkedin.com
bcookie Social Bookmarking 2 yrs linkedin.com
lang Social Bookmarking Session linkedin.com
lidc Social Bookmarking 25 hrs linkedin.com
JSESSIONID Social Bookmarking Session linkedin.com
L1l Social Bookmarking Session linkedin.com
X-LI-IDC Social Bookmarking Session linkedin.com
bscookie Social Bookmarking 2 yrs linkedin.com
leo_auth_token Social Bookmarking 30 mins linkedin.com
visit Social Bookmarking 2 yrs linkedin.com
Local Storage Social Bookmarking No Expiry linkedin.com
uuid Social Bookmarking 1 yr mathtag.com
acs Social Bookmarking 6 mths media6degrees.com
clid Social Bookmarking 6 mths media6degrees.com
ipinfo Social Bookmarking 6 mths media6degrees.com
mc Social Bookmarking 18 mths quantserve.com
UID Social Bookmarking 2 yrs scorecardresearch.com
UIDR Social Bookmarking 2 yrs scorecardresearch.com
_twitter_sess Social Bookmarking Session twitter.com
external_referer Social Bookmarking 1 mth twitter.com
guest_id Social Bookmarking 2 yrs twitter.com
Channel ID Social Bookmarking No Expiry youtube.com
Restricting or deleting cookies

By default all cookies are active on this web site for the best user experience. Please note that buy turning off cookies in your browser you will affect the core functionality of the website and the social sharing options will not be available.

However, if you wish to deactivate or delete selected cookies your web browser may provide options to do this via the Help menu option.

For a useful resource on the subject of cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org, which provides good general advise on how you can manage cookies on your computer.

If you would like to opt out of Google analytics tracking for all websites visit  http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.