Cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

The table below sets out what cookies we use and why:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Centpercent firstreferrer
lastreferrer
These cookies show us how you found our website and which website you came from. This helps us know which of our online marketing channels is most effective.  
Twitter guest_id
k
original_referer
_twitter_sess
Used to show a list of our latest tweets twitter.com/privacy
Facebook datr
lsd
reg_ext_ref
reg_fb_gate
reg_fb_ref
act
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wd
Used for social media integration with facebook facebook.com/about/privacy/other

Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. If you’re using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari you should be able to configure your browser to restrict or block cookies, or you may wish to delete them, by going to your browsers settings