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.
You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on your mobile phone browser please refer to your handset manual.
The list below explains the cookies we use and why.
WPSettings-time-1 – this is a cookie used by the news Content Management System to see if the website administrator is logged into the system. This cookie is deleted at the end of each session.
__utmz – this is a Google Analytics cookie and stores information about where a visitor has come from (search engine, search keyword, link). It expires after 6 months.
__utma – this is a Google Analytics cookie and stores each user’s amount of visits including the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit. It expires after 2 years.
__utmb & __utmc – these are Google Analytics cookies and are used to find out how long a visitor stays on a site and when a visit starts and approximately ends. It expires at the end of each session.