The different types of cookies you may encounter over the Internet are:
First Party Cookies are set by a website and can only be used on that website. They are used for the functionality of the website only.
Third Party Requests are requests that are made from a user to an external service. Despite the fact that these requests don’t set any cookies, they can still transfer privacy information to third parties. Google Analytics for example works through third party requests.
Google Analytics uses first party cookies to report on user interactions on this website. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information such as time of visit and whether you have visited before. The information collected may also include your IP address to help identify from where in the world you are accessing the site.
If you are concerned about what Google Analytics collects, you can opt out. Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on which can be loaded into your browser to stop your data being sent to Google’s servers. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of this website in any other way. For further information please visit the link below.
Most modern browsers provide an option to block or restrict cookies. Please consult the help within your browser or search the web for tutorials on how to modify how your browser can be set to reject cookies.