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How we use cookies

We use cookies on this website, we havve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them them and how long they will last.

Cookies to improve your experience (Matomo Analytics)

We use Matomo Analytics to collect information about how people use our site, and rough demographics as to what groups of people are using our site. We do this to make sure it is meeting your needs and to how we could improve it. Matomo Analytics stores information about:
  • The pages you visit
  • How long you spend on each page
  • How you got to the site
  • What you click on while you are here
The following cookies are set by Matomo:
_pk_idUsed to store a few details about the user such as the unique visitor ID.13 months
_pk_refUsed to store the attribution information, the referrer initially used to visit the website.6 months
_pk_ses, _pk_cvar, _pk_hsrShort lived cookies used to temporarily store data for the visit.30 minutes
_pk_testcookieUsed to check whether the visitor's browser supports cookies.Created and then directly deleted
mtm_consent, mtm_consent_removedUsed to remember that consent was given (or removed) by the user.30 years

Essential Cookies

The system that runs our website sets cookies to allow it to run smoothly.
AWSALBUsed to make sure the website can cope with unexpected traffic.7 days
AWSALBCORSUsed to make sure the website can cope with unexpected traffic.7 days
tokenUsed to store session token to allow access to some demos if your a staff member at an institution.session
token.sigSignature of the 'token' cookie, used for security purposessession