Cookies

This site uses small files called cookies to help customise your experience.  The cookies we use cannot be used to identify you personally.

What are cookies?

Permanent cookies – cookies that are stored on your computer to track repeat visits and site navigation. They are primarily used to help speed up or enhance your experience of services or functions offered on the site.

Temporary cookies (or session cookies) – cookies which are deleted when you shut down your browser.

Websites typically use temporary cookies to ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within one site and that any information you have entered is remembered during that particular visit.

Disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites. If you would like to disable cookies, you can find out how at: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies

We use the following cookies on our site:

The tables below details the cookies that we use on this site and explains the purposes for each one:

Name: _ga
Purpose: Used to distinguish users.
Service: Google Analytics
Type: http_cookie, First party, Statistics
Expires in: 1 year 12 months 4 days
   
Name: _gat#
Purpose: Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.
Service: Google Analytics
Type: http_cookie, First party, Statistics
Expires in: 1 minute
   
Name: _gid
Purpose: Used to distinguish users.
Service: Google Analytics
Type: http_cookie, First party, Statistics
Expires in: 1 day
   
Name: ccShowCookieIcon
Purpose: Records whether or not to show the Cookie Control icon.
Service: Drupal
Type: First party, Persistent
Expires in: 3 months
   
Name: stirling-road_cookiecontrol
Purpose: Records whether the user havsagreed to accept cookies from site.
Service: Drupal
Type: First party, Persistent
Expires in: 3 months
   
Name: has_js
Purpose: Used to indicate whether the user's browser has javascript enabled.
Service: Drupal
Type: First party, Necessary
Expires in: session
   
Name: #collect
Purpose: Sends data such as visitor's behaviour and device to Google Analytics. Able to keep track of visitor across marketing channels and devices. A pixel tracker type cookie lasting browsing session.
Service: Google Analytics
Type: pixel_tracker, First party, Statistics
Expires in: session

Cookies set by Google Analytics

Drupal
Name: has_js
Typical content: whether the user's browser supports Javascript
Expires: when user exits browser.

Name: ccShowCookieIcon
Name: stirling-road_cookiecontrol
Name: Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight
Name: landing
Name: is_unique

 

Category: Marketing
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
GPS
PREF
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
YSC
Used by YouTube to keep statistics and user preferences on embedded videos viewed from YouTube. Type: Third party