Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites that you visit. Cookies don’t identify individual users and are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide analytical information to the owners of the site which is used to improve user experience.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies used by our CMS
We use a Content Management System (CMS) from VerseOne Technologies Ltd. to build our website.
We use the following cookies:
- Analytical/Performance Cookies: These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring the users are finding what they are looking for.
- Functionality Cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences, for example, your choice of language or region.
The table below explains the cookies used by our CMS and why.
|Cookie Name||Type||Expiry||Linked Information||Functions|
|Persist||2 hours||Anonymous||Remembers that the user has chosen a high contrast or low contrast stylesheet.
Caches data against the session in order to maximise performance.
|VOPECRA||Persist||Never||Anonymous||Remembers when a user has elected to accept cookies.|
These cookies do not store any personal information about you, your computer, your visit, or your browsing history. After the time indicated above, the cookies’ validity is destroyed and the browser instructed to remove the cookie from your computer.
Cookies used by Google Analytics
Linc uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics helps us to understand the trends in popularity of our website, such as the location of which visits are coming from or which pages are visited more than others.
Google Analytics uses only first party cookies and collects no personally identifiable information. With the general data that we might collect, we are able to maintain, improve and develop the content of our website to ensure it is as helpful as possible.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Cookies used by Google Analytics:
Gather information about site visitors, in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.