Cookie Policy

Use of cookies by Library

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 table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Necessary Cookies

Some cookies are necessary, and can not be turned off via the Cookie Control widget (bottom left corner)

Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie Control

CookieControl

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

JavaScript has_js This cookie is set per session and is used to check whether JavaScript is turned on. The website makes extensive use of modern javascript libraries for the core user interface and we may need to deploy different templates if javascript is not enabled. Expires: At end of the browsing session.
Live chat pause dialog libraryh3lp_shhhh This cookie is used to stop the Live chat (Ask the Library) dialog box from, appearing on screen.

Analytical Cookies

Those cookies are optional.

If you wish to opt out of Analytical cookies, use the Cookie Control widget (bottom left corner), and select the I do not Accept button.

Cookie Name Purpose

Universal Analytics (Google)

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Microsoft Clarity 

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We use Microsoft Clarity to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website.

More information about Microsoft Privacy

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

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