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Our use of cookies

When using the Macfarlane Group Websites, we want to ensure your user experience is as easy, useful and reliable as possible. When services are delivered on the Internet, this occasionally requires placing small amounts of information on your computer. These files are known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally but purely exist to improve services for you.

Cookies used by this website

There are two cookie types that you may encounter on Macfarlane Group Websites. These are known as; 'First party cookies' and 'Third party cookies'.

First party cookies: these are cookies that are necessary for our website to function and ensure a positive user experience.
Third party cookies: these are cookies delivered by other companies and determine ways in which we can improve or enhance our website.

Please see below for a further description of these cookies and the time they remain resident on your computer...

First party cookies:

Name: Frontend
Purpose: Authentication session to prevent having to login multiple times in one browser session.
Expires: 8 hours.

Third party cookies:

Used by Google Analytics and Yahoo. 

Provider: Google Analytics
Name: __utma
Purpose: Provides a unique ID for each web browser that visits this site.
Expires: 15 seconds.

Provider: Google Analytics
Name: __utmb
Purpose: Used to establish and continue a user session with this website.
Expires: 30 minutes.

Provider: Google Analytics
Name: _utmc
Purpose: Used to establish and continue a user session with this website.
Expires: When you close your browser.

Provider: Google Analytics
Name: _utmz
Purpose: Used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within this site.
Expires: 30 days.

Provider: Yahoo
Name: ysm
Purpose: Provides a unique ID for each web browser that visits this site.
Expires: When you close your browser.

By using this website you are allowing cookies to be temporarily stored on your machine. Should you not wish this to happen then please navigate away from this site or disable cookies from within your Internet Browser.