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Last updated 12 December 2018

The use of cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is stored in your browser. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use the following categories of cookies:

  • Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use our website and are used to improve how our website works. This may include traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for analysis purposes, to help optimise our website and make it more user-friendly. Performance cookies don’t collect information that personally identifies you, and the only information collected is aggregated and therefore anonymous, and once used the data is removed from the system.
  • Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. For example, your geographic location. We may also remember preferences such as text size, fonts and other customizable site elements. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized, do not personally identify you, and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

List of cookies used by us:

Cookie Name



For Further Information


Used to record cookie acceptance and suppress message after accepting cookie use.

1 year


Google Analytics


Google Analytics sets 3 separate cookies 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 visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


·       _ga - 2 years (used to distinguish users)

·       _gat - 1 minute (used to throttle request rates to maintain website performance)

·       _gid - 24 hours (used to distinguish users)


Google cookie usage


Used to record the user’s country, by using a service to look up their location by IP address. To prevent the IP lookup service being hit on every page load, the user’s country ISO code is stored in a cookie and only refreshed once per dar.

·       24 hours



Third parties’ use of cookies

In addition to cookies which we use on our website, third parties may also set cookies when you visit our site. Third party cookies originate from a domain that’s different to the website you’re visiting here. Please see below for further details of the third parties which set cookies and may collect personal data. We don’t control how third parties use their cookies, so we recommend that you check each of their cookie policies to see how they’re using them and how you can manage them.

Third Party

Cookie Name



For Further Information



Used by Google to make advertising more engaging to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers. Some common applications of cookies are to select advertising based on what’s relevant to a user; to improve reporting on campaign performance and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.

14 days

Google cookie usage
under “Advertising”


2 years



To display and deliver videos, Triton uses Vimeo, a video sharing website. The embedded Vimeo player, uses these cookies to check if certain features or preferences have been selected by the user. To find about more about how each cookie is used by see Vimeo’s Cookie List.

2 years cookie usage


1 year


How you can block or remove your cookies?

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and we may be unable to provide certain services to you (which we will indicate at the point you opt-out).

You have the ability to change the settings on your internet browser to see what cookies you’ve got and delete them individually, accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is set, or to not receive cookies at any time. However, this may mean that some services on our sites cannot then be provided to you. Visit the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu on your browser to change settings and check the following links for more browser-specific information.

For more information about types of cookies, how they are used, how you manage your cookie preferences and for help in deleting or blocking Triton cookies, please visit or