We use ‘performance cookies’ for internal purposes to help us provide you with a better user experience. Information supplied by cookies helps us to understand how our visitors use our website, so that we can improve how we present our content to you. They also allow us to test different design ideas for particular pages, such as our Homepage. Third party cookies are identified in the list below, together with information as to how you can opt out of receiving them.
We use Google Analytics
This is a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate use of those services and compile a report for us.
This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to your site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits your site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. This cookie expires 2 years from set/update.
This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our site. When a user views a page on our site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on our site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on our site for longer than 30 minutes.
This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach our site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our own site. The cookie is updated with each page view to our site. This cookie expires 6 months from set/update.
Google (plus) –
Cookies are set by Google where EWS utilises services such as ‘Google +’ and Google Calendar. EWS does not have access to, or use the data collected by this cookie.