We use the following cookies:
(a) Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site.
(b) Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
(c) Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
(d) Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and any advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
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Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.
Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither CIVIC or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.
These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.
The latest versions of both Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox have a “do not track” option which you can enable should you prefer not to provide us, or any other website, with information about the pages you visit and the browser you use. Google is currently in the process of adding this feature to their Chrome browser.
For Internet Explorer: Click Tools->Safety->Tracking protection.
For Firefox 4: Click the orange Firefox button on the top left of the browser window and select Options. Switch to the Advanced tab and tick “Tell websites I do not want to be tracked”.
For Chrome: Click Menu->Settings->Under The Bonnet->Content Settings
How to remove cookies from my computer?
For Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
For Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Deleting%20cookies
For Google Chrome: http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?answer=95582
For other browsers consult the documentation supplied with the browser or perform a web search for “clear cookies”.
You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.