A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. A cookie contains a unique reference number for your browser; there is no information in the cookie that can identify you.
Each unique browser that visits a page on our site is provided with a unique ID via the __utma cookie. For example… if a person uses our website using both Firefox and Internet Explorer, the Analytics reports would track this activity under two unique visitors. This means we can better understand what browsers visitors to the site are using and continue to develop and improve the site accordingly.
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These cookies are used to show us how long each visitor to the site has been on the site and can help us configure our server correctly so we can handle the traffic coming to the site.
We use this cookie to find out where visitors to the site have come from i.e from a Google search, or a link from another website. This helps us make sure the website is being found correctly.
Our twitter feed sets up a cookie using the OAuth platform. The OAuth platform is an open protocol to allow secure API authorization in a simple and standard method from desktop and web applications. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit, doing this may reduce your browsing quality and some features of the site may not function properly.