What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device 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.
Cookies help ABP enhance your experience when using this website. They also help ABP understand how people use our site, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can better serve our site users.
Cookies on this site may be delievered in a first party (set by the ABP website) or third party (set by another website) context and may also be set in association with emails your recieve from us.
What cookies does this ABP website use?
This ABP uses two types of cookies.
1) Essential Cookies
These cookies are essential for enabling visitors to this ABP website to move around our website, and provide access to features such as press releases and blogs. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes, and do not remember where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled. The table below provides more information about these cookies.
2) Analytics Cookies
Google Analytics cookies are used on this webiste to collect information about how visitors use our website. These cookies collect information in the aggregate that give ABP insight into how our website is being used.
|Default expiration time|
|Security cookies||ARRAffinity||Affinity Cookies are used to aid people who need to stay with a certain instance of web app or website in Azure.||n/a|
|CloudFlare||_cfduid||Set by CloudFlare services to identify trusted Web traffic.||30 days|
|Custom cookies||abports_cookie||abports_announcment||50 years|
|abports_announcment||Used when a user accepts the Announcment banner||End of browser session|
|Add This||__atuvc||This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.||n/a|
|Vimeo||vuid||Used by Vimeo to collect analytics tracking information.||2 years from set/update|
|These are backend specific cookies. They are only seen by site administrators accessing the back end of the website. They are used in maintaining the session state of the logged in user.||n/a|
|Google Analytics cookies||_ga||Used to distinguish users.||2 years from set/update|
|_gid||Used to distinguish users.||24 hours|
|_gat||Used to throttle request rate.||1 minute|
Third Party Cookies
Third party cookies are cookies set by someone other than ABP for puposes such as collecing information on user behaviour, demographics, or personalised marketing. When using this ABP website, you may encounter embedded content such as Vimeo videos, or you may be directed to other websites for activities such as surveys or social media. We do not have control over the placement of cookies by third parties, even if you are directed to them from our website.
How to Manage Your Cookies.
If you want to manager your cookie settings, you can do this through your browser settings on your computer or other device you may be using to access our website. Most browsers will provide functionality that allows you to review and erase cookies, including those from ABP. Please note that this ABP website, may not function correctly without cookies.