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Cookie policy

Below are a list of cookies that we store on your device and what they do

Name Description Created by Expires
SESSION Used to carry information across multiple pages. For example, rendering the search results page based on the information typed into the search box. Also required so users can log in. Viewing any page Browsing session ends
joomla_user_state Required for users to be logged in during a session. User logs in Browsing session ends or user logs out
joomla_remember_me Used to keep users logged in over multiple sessions. User logs in and ticks the 'remember me' box 1 month or user logs out
EUCookieLaw Used to hide the cookie notification after the user acknowledges it. The cookie also stores a number which matches the cookie policy version on the website. The website policy version will increment if the cookie policy changes. When this happens, a new cookie notification will pop up the next time the user visits the website indicating the policy change to those with the old cookie. Once the user acknowledges the new notification, the cookie will be updated with the new policy version number which will hide the notification again. User dismisses the cookie notification popup 1 year
_ga (Google Analytics) Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_gid (Google Analytics) Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
_gat (Google Analytics) Used to throttle request rate. 1 minute
AMP_TOKEN (Google Analytics) Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. 30 seconds to 1 year
_gac_<property-id> (Google Analytics) Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Learn more. 90 days

How you can manage or delete cookies

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