How we use cookies

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. This section explains the cookies we use and why.

You can control and manage cookies using your browser. Please note that removing or blocking cookies can impact your user experience and some functionality may no longer be available.   

Cookie: User cookie preference
Purpose: This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie anonymously.

Cookie: Google Analytics
Name: DSID, IDE, _ga, _gid , _utma,__utmz    
Purpose: These cookies support Google doubleclick tracking which we use to identify how visitors find our website through the google ad network and to support Google Analytics (GA). We use GA to improve user experience of our website. Find out more about GA privacy policies and how to opt-out of their analytics cookies here. 

Cookie: CloudFlare         
Purpose: This cookie is used to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user or store any personally identifiable information.

Cookie: Azure server application insights
Name: ai_session, ai_user
Purpose:  These cookies track users as they navigate our website predominately for infrastructure performance insights, including comparisons against server load and resources. Data collected is anonymous.

YouTube Cookies
Name: PREF*, VSC*, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE*, remote_sid*
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.