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You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name

Cookie Type

Purpose

JSESSIONID

Strictly necessary

A general purpose platform session cookie used to maintain users’ state across page requests.

 

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Performance

Set by Google Analytics to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.

 

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_gid

 

Analytics

 

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s_vi

 

Analytics

Set by Adobe Analytics. This cookie shows us how many people have visited the website and when, but cannot be used to identify you. This helps us to improve our website’s usability. You can find out more about Adobe analytics cookies here.

 

s_fid

 

Analytics

Set by Adobe Analytics to store a fallback unique user ID time/date stamp. The purpose of the cookie is to identify users if the standard s_vi is unavailable due to third-party cookies restrictions.

 

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Analytics

Set by Adobe Analytics to track previous page name.

 

uvc

 

Analytics

Set by the AddThis social sharing service to determine the usage of the AddThis service.

 

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_atuvs

 

Functionality

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s_cc

 

Functionality

Set by Adobe Analytics to determine whether or not cookies are enabled in a browser.

 

AWSALB

 

Functionality

Generated by the application load balancer in Amazon Web Services to optimise user experience.

 

AWSALBCORS

 

Functionality

Generated by the application load balancer in Amazon Web Services to ensure the security of the website.

 

loc

 

Targeting

A geolocation cookie which helps us to understand where users are located.

 

 

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This cookies policy may be amended by us at any time. Please check this page periodically so that you are aware of any changes. This policy was last updated in November 2020.