What are cookies?
Cookies are small simple text files sent by web servers to your web browser and stored on the hard disk or in the memory of your computer. This information is then sent back to the web server every time you visit a page on the website. It acts as a form of identification and helps with things such as making pages load faster.
Thanks to cookies, our site runs more efficiently. We can determine what information is important for our visitors and what isn’t. Images and pages can be loaded quickly and you have access to various social media sharing facilities. We can also use data from cookies to improve the content of our website so that you get to read better pages and use the website more efficiently.
What specific cookies do we use?
The table below shows the cookies we use and explains what each one is used for.
|AddThis||uid||Third party||There are a number of social cookies that let you share/like/tweet etc all of our pages using your preferred social networks and websites. If you are logged into any of these sites, the addthis cookies keep you logged in, and help you share the content.|
|Google Analytics||__utma||Third party||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. These cookies do not collect any personal data about you.|
|Projects Abroad||PHPSESSID||First party||Used to:
- check if a user landed from the mobile version of this site.
- check if a brochure was downloaded.
|Statcounter||is_unique||Third party||The cookie is used to determine the first time, returning and unique visits to this site, and the individual pages viewed. This cookie does not collect any personal data about you.|
|secure_session||Third party||This cookie is set for the browser to remember the guest id to display the latest news from our twitter account.|
Changing cookie settings - it's your choice
You can decide whether you want to accept or reject cookies or if you want your browser to notify you when a cookie is set. To do this you need to change your browser settings. As each browser is different, we recommend using the "Help'' menu of your browser to set your cookie preferences.
Please remember - You can set your browser to refuse all cookies, but it may stop our website and others from working properly.
For more information on cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org.