This site and some of the tools and services it links to use a number of cookies. These cookies are listed below with more details about why I use them and how long they will last.
Measuring website usage
I use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use the site. I do this to make sure it’s meeting people’s needs and to understand how I could meet those needs better.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. I do not collect or store your personal details such as your name or address. I cannot identify who you are.
I do not allow Google to use or share any information I collect with other third parties.
|Name of cookie||Typical content||Expires|
|__utma||randomly generated number||2 years|
|__utmb||randomly generated number||30 minutes|
|__utmc||randomly generated number||when you close your browser|
|__utmx||randomly generated number||18 months|
|__utmxx||randomly generated number||18 months|
|__utmz||randomly generated number and information on how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)||6 months|
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For more information please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page(external link).
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