What are Cookies?
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The Cookies we set
Please refer to Annex A to see the cookies we set, what they're for and how you can opt out.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave Cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then please contact us.
Annex A: Types of Cookies Used on This Website
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We use platform cookies to track visitors as a default system on our website.
exp_csrf_token: Token used to authenticate user requests.
exp_flash: Internal cookie used with maps searches.
exa_last_activity: Every time the page reloaded the last activity is set to the current datetime. Used to determine expiry. Used for logged in users and guests.
exp_last_visit: Sets the datetime that the user last visited the site, and is set for both guests and logged in users. If not set, is automatically set to 10 years ago. Affects guests and logged in users.
exp_stashid: Stores unique ID assigned to the user.
exp_tracker: Tracks the last 5 pages viewed by the user, and is used primarily for redirection after logging in etc. Affects guests and logged in users.
PHPSESSID: Under some circumstances our platform attributes a unique ID to the current user session to distinguish it from other users and sessions.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your computer. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to www.aboutcookies.org to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.
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.
Some of the cookies set for this purpose are automatically removed from your device once you close your browser. Others may last for a period of up to 24 months from your last visit to our site.
You can opt out of tracking by Google Analytics here.