Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are used to give the owners of the website information about the visitors. Information such as what time of day they are coming to the website, and how long they spend on there.
Cookies can also be used to improve websites. For example, we may see that lots of visitors aren’t accessing a particular area on the website, so we could improve the website by making that information more prominent and easier to find.
These cookies collect information about the way visitors access the information on our website. We use that information to make improvements and produce statistics such as the number of visitors to the site and the most popular pages being viewed.The cookies collect information anonymously.
More information on privacy and security from Google.
If you would like to learn more about cookies, how they are used, which ones are on your computer and how to remove them, visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
You can also choose to opt out of Google Analytics tracking your website activity. To do this, visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.