Cookie Policy

MIA Cookie Policy

January 2017

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

First Party Cookies

These are cookies used by our website to help it to function. They are not
used to track your behaviour, and are required for things like logging in,
sending form submissions, etc.

Cookie Name(s) Description
Cookie preference cookiePreferences This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on our
website. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that
user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
WordPress wordpress_*
These cookies store authentication details and other information
required for accessing the your account when you log in to our
website. These cookies are not used to track your behaviour, but they
are required to make the website work correctly.

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies used by our website to integrate with third party
services, like reporting services or video streaming. You can find more
information on how these are used and the privacy policies which may be
relevant below.

Cookie Name(s) Description
Google Analytics _ga
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
YouTube cookies PREF*
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s
privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once
you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store
personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded
videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
PREF – * Expires after eight months
VSC – * expires at the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE – *expires after eight months
remote_sid – * expires at the end of your session
Google reCAPTCHA is used to ensure the security and legitimacy of user
interactions with our website. For example, when a form is filled in,
Google reCAPTCHA helps us to ensure that it is a genuine submission
and not a potentially malicious spam submission.
Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.