Cookie Policy


Cookie Policy


We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Website and Services. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you use the Services or browse the Website and also allows us to improve them.

When you visit the Website, we use certain tracking technology to collect and use details of where you are on the internet (for example, the URL you came from, IP address, domain types, your browser type, the country and telephone area code where your computer is located) and the pages of the Website that you visited, the advertisements you clicked on and any search terms that you entered (‘User Information’). This is statistical data about users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual. We may collect User Information even if you do not submit to us or we do not obtain any other personal information.

We may also obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. We use this information to improve your experience of the Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service. Cookies enable us to:

  • estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
  • store information about your preferences and therefore allow us to customize the Website according to your individual interests; and
  • recognize you when you return to the Website.

Some of the cookies we use are essential for this Website to operate.

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. The type of cookies which we use are summarised in the table below.

NameWhat’s it for?Expiry
.ASPXAUTHUsed to determine if a user is authenticated.Expiry Period
ARRAffinityThis cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.End of browser session
ASP.NET_SessionIdThis cookie is used to identify the user’s browser session.End of browser session
CulturePrefThis cookie identifies a user’s chosen language/culture preference.12 months
ai_sessionThis cookie is used for website analytics.End of browser session
ai_userThis cookie is used for website analytics.End of browser session
UserNameThe cookie is used to remember the user’s username between sessions.100 days

Please note that any third-party websites you may access via the Website may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of this Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit this Website.