Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
Some of our cookies are necessary for the site to work properly. If you do not agree to these cookies you must leave the site.
Cookies we use
The following are necessary cookies. We use necessary cookies to make our site work. If you don't agree to the setting of these cookies you must leave this site.
|AWSALB or AWSALBCORS
|This cookie enables us to allocate server traffic to make the user experience as smooth as possible. A so-called load balancer is used to determine which server currently has the best availability. The information generated cannot identify you as an individual.
|Stores a user’s cookie consent for the current domain
We'd like to set analytics cookies to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:
|randomly generated number used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data
|randomly generated number
|registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
The following cookie is set by Siteimprove:
This Siteimprove Analytics cookie contains a randomly generated ID used to recognise the browser when a visitor reads a page.
The cookie contains no personal information and is used only for web analytics.
|1000 days after last visit
The following cookies are set by Microsoft Clarity:
|Persists the Clarity User ID and preferences, unique to that site, on the browser. This ensures that behaviour in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.
|Connects multiple page views by a user into a single Clarity session recording.
|Identifies the first-time Clarity saw this user on any site using Clarity.
|Indicates whether MUID is transferred to ANID, a cookie used for advertising. Clarity doesn't use ANID and so this is always set to 0.
|Indicates whether to refresh MUID.
|End of session
|Identifies unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. These cookies are used for advertising, site analytics, and other operational purposes.
|Used in synchronizing the MUID across Microsoft domains.
|End of session
Embedded content and third-party cookies
When visiting our website, you may also notice some cookies that are related to content from other websites.
When you visit a page with content embedded from another site (for example YouTube or Twitter) you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control these cookies. Please check the third-party websites' privacy policies.
To refuse or delete cookies
Under settings you can also delete individual cookies, or any cookies that your browser has stored. You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at aboutcookies.org.uk