Privacy notice How we use your information

Use of 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.

The cookies we use and why
Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
ASP.Net session ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is the default one used by ASPNET to uniquely identify the user's session on the site and relates the visitor's unique session to server side data. Our application uses the session to track the user's progress in wizards or for passing data which cannot be stored locally. The cookie will expire at the end of the session (when you close your browser). MSDN Reference
Ektron preferences ecm This cookie is used by the Ektron application to store information about the anonymous and logged in visitor, including language, currency, user culture, and site information. For authenticated users, the user id and a unique ID are stored, and compared with the values on the server to determine valid authentication. See attached document detailing keys in the "ecm" cookie
Ektron user ID EKTGUID This cookie is used to track visitors to the site. A unique identifier for the current visitor is generated for all visitors, including anonymous visitors, and assigned to the visitor at the time they first arrive on the site. We use this information to uniquely identify the user when they perform unauthenticated actions on the site, such as commenting on content, and also to compile reports on visitor usage. This cookie expires after 1 year.  
Ektron content rating ekContentRatingID This cookie is used by both the ContentFlagging and ContentRating server controls to uniquely tag the visitor session. The cookie will not expire, and will allow the user to re-edit their unauthenticated flags or ratings.  
Ektron text editor RadEditorGlobalSerializeCookie This cookie is set by the ewededit400 editor to store the size, position and visibility of its toolbars and modules on the client. It is set to be a site-wide cookie available to all pages - so as all editors on a site to retain the same user settings, rather than having the user re-set them for each page with an editor. Telerik reference
Ektron analytics overlay ektron_analytics_overlay This cookie is set by the overlay system to store whether the overlay is enabled, and which overlay view to show. This cookie is enabled only for users with permissions to see the overlay.  
Ektron analytics segment EktronGoogleAnalyticsSegmentFilterIds This cookie is set by the analytics reporting system, and only used by authenticated users who view analytics data. The cookie defines what segment ID the user is currently viewing analytics data with.  
Ektron site cookie acceptance ecmCookiesAccepted This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the website.  

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Google Analytics

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YouTube cookies

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. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Search engine

The search engine on our website is designed to be as powerful and easy to use as the popular search engine Google. The search is made possible by a piece of hardware (a search ‘appliance’) supplied by Google that is plugged into our server and continuously indexes the content on our site. All search requests are handled by the appliance and the information is not passed on to any third party, including Google.