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|Session tracking||session_id||This cookies is used to track a users progress through our site, it is mostly to remember where a user has been so when they click a “back” button it can direct them back to the previous page browsed||End of session|
|Google Analytics||_utma||This cookie is used to determine the number of unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view.||2 years from set/update|
|_utmb||This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session. Each time a user visits a different page on your site; this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page for longer than 30 minutes.||30 minutes from set/update|
|_utmc||This cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to record the length of individual session on the website.||1 year from set/update|
|_utmz||It stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. It is updated with each page view.||6 months from set/update|
|Facebook ‘Like’, ‘Recommend’ and ‘Follow’||Facebook cookies are used for 'Like & Recommend' buttons as well as our other Facebook Plugins||2 years|
|Twitter ‘Tweet’ and ‘Follow’||Twitter tailors content for its users based on their visits to websites that integrate Twitter buttons or widgets. Twitter receives what it calls "Log Data", including the web page you visited and a cookie that identifies your browser. Tailored content is stored with only your browser cookie ID and is separated from other Widget Data such as page-visit information.||2 years|
|Google+||Google+ ‘+1’ and ‘Follow’||Google cookies are used for the Google+ buttons.||2 years|