Cookies

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device.

We respect the privacy of our visitors and as such, we do not use cookies that collect any personal information about you. However, should you wish to block or restrict any of the cookies that our website does use, you can do so through your browser settings. There should be a help option to guide you through the process.

We have carried out a cookie audit of our website and created the tables below, so that you can view all of the cookies our site uses; their type and their purpose. If you would like to know more about conducting a cookie audit for your own website, talk to us today.

Google Analytics Cookies

Name Description
__utma Google Analytics cookie - tracks each user's amount of visits, and the time of the first, the previous, and the current visit
__utmb Google Analytics cookie - used to track how long you stay on a site - when a visit starts and approximately ends
__utmc Google Analytics cookie - used to track how long you stay on a site - when a visit starts and approximately ends
__utmv Google Analytics cookie - tracks each user's amount of visits, and the time of the first, the previous, and the current visit
__utmx Google website optimiser cookie - used for controlling content
__utmxx Google website optimiser cookie - used for controlling content
__utmz Google analytics cookie - used to track where a visitor came from
__utmcw Google analytics cookie - tracks each users session on the site
__utmcw Google analytics cookie - tracks each users session on the site


Site Functionality Cookies

Name Description
coast_firebird_2010 standard refresh session name
sifrFetch flash replacement (sets if flash is available or not)


Third Party Cookies

Our website also uses functionality from Twitter and Facebook, which use cookies to make sharing content easier. These are third party cookies, which we have no control over. To find out more about these third party cookies, you may wish to visit the respective sites to view their cookie policies.