Cookie Policy

Information About Cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that our website places on your computer. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse this website and also allows us to improve our site.  Some of the cookies we use are "analytics" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

 

Analytics Cookies

These cookies allow us to recognise and count our visitors and to see how visitors move around the website. This helps us to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These cookies help us measure and improve site performance using a service provided by Google Analytics and Omniture.

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Omniture Site Catalyst

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This cookie is used by our Site Catalyst tracking software to determine if cookies are enabled in your web browser.

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Omniture Site Catalyst

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This cookie is used by our Site Catalyst tracking software to determine which links have been clicked.

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Omniture Site Catalyst

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This cookie is used by our Site Catalyst tracking software.

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Omniture Site Catalyst

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This cookie is used by our Site Catalyst tracking software.

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Third Party Cookies

These cookies include social media tools to enhance interaction (such as Facebook and Twitter). If you are signed up to these sites their cookies may be set through our website.

 We currently use no Third Party Cookies on this site.

 

Functional Cookies

These cookies are essential to basic site functionality. They are anonymous and are automatically deleted when you close your browser.

 

Cookie

Issuer

Expiry

Purpose


ASP.NET_SessionId

The FA

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This cookie is temporary and is needed for the site to work. It ensures that you are recognised when you move from page to page within one site and that any information you have entered is remembered.

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TheFA

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This temporary cookie allows us to know when you have signed in to our site.

 

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The FA

End of session

These temporary cookies are added by the Zeus Extensible Traffic Manager (ZXTM). They ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within one site and that you are not sent to a different server within our web farm.

 

 

Blocking Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the placing on your computer of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including functional cookies) you may not be able to use all or parts of this website.  Instructions on how to change your browser settings are available at the following links:

Internet Explorer

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

Safari

Opera

 

Further Information

If you are still unsure about cookies, or you just want help to manage them, then please visit www.allaboutcookies.org