Cookie Usage

The Cookies Privacy Notices are adequate enough for all websites. We just notice the following:

Cookies Name Expiration Time Description
PHPSESSID PHP Sessions are bits of data about a user on your site, meant to stick with users as they navigate your site. A PHP Session involves setting a cookie specifically calledPHPSESSID with a unique identification string as the value.
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users.
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users.
_gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.

    How do I change my cookie settings?

    Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

    Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

    To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

    To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

    We are planning to enhance our cookie tool to allow users to more easily change their cookie settings after their initial choice.