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The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by The Privacy and Communications (EC Directive)(Amendment) Regulations 2011 cover the use of cookies and similar technologies for storing information and accessing information stored on a user's equipment such as their computer or mobile.

A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a computer or other device when the user accesses certain websites. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.

Use of Cookies

For technical reasons, we use session cookies on our website, which are stored on your hard disk for the duration of the link.  We also use session cookies to retrace usage behaviour in anonymised form.  The anonymised usage data is recorded, processed and used only in order to gear our website to users' needs.  These session cookies are not used to collect any personal information about you.  Session cookies are automatically deleted as soon as you leave our website or the dialog is ended.  When using our website, you can decide whether you wish to accept or decline these cookies by modifying the settings in your browser.  However, if session cookies are disabled on your browser, you may not be able to use certain features or sections of our website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Source Name Purpose/Content More Information
pirobaseCMS® JESSIONID This cookie is set by pirobaseCMS® and marks all requests belonging to a single HTTP session (session management). The cookie consists of a unique identification string only and contains no data. After the end of the session, this cookie is meaningless and is expired (session cookie). J2EE/Tomcat
WebTrends WT_FPC Webtrends sets a persistent cookie that does not collect any user personal data. It is used to build up a profile of a user’s website usage to establish common surfing patterns and to recognise returning visitors from information that is not personal data. http://webtrends.de/
Google Analytics _utma
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 the visitors have come from and the pages they have visited.
_utma persists for 2 years
_utmb persists for 1 day
_utmc persists for the duration of the visit to the website
_utmz persists for 8 months

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