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Find out about the cookies we use and why we use them.

What are cookies?

A 'cookie' is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit some websites. Cookies do lots of different jobs, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and improving your experience of our website. They can’t harm your computer.

How we use cookies

We make limited use of cookies while you are browsing the website. We generally only use session-based cookies, which are deleted when you close your browser. Our cookies are anonymous, containing no information that can identify you personally.

We do use some third-party widgets on the site, such as Google Maps. These widgets may set cookies. However, the cookie information from each of these sites is usually anonymous, unless you are logged in to those third-party systems while you are on our site.

By using this website, you consent to the storing of the cookies listed below. We may also use some cookies that are not listed – these will contain no personal information about you. You can disable cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, although this means you might not be able to use the full functionality of our website.

What cookies do we use?

Essential cookies

Name Life Purpose
byzantine_mosaics_session 2 hours Used by PHP to store the session ID
XSRF-TOKEN 2 hours Help to prevent cross-site request forgery attacks

Functional cookies

Name Life Purpose
cookieconsent_status 1 year To facilitate display of the cookie notice banner
Google products

This website uses Google Maps and Google Analytics, services provided by Google, Inc.

Google Analytics and Google Maps uses cookies to help analyse how the website is used and provide mapping functionality. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

More information

More generalised information about cookies and how to control them can be found on the Cookies & You website.