Site Privacy and Cookie Policy


Site Privacy

Information entered into the Predict tool never leaves your local machine and is not stored or recorded at any point.

Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data sent your computer that your web browser stores when you visit some websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device e.g. computer, mobile phone. For further information about cookies visit the About Cookies website.

The EU cookie directive

The law on website cookies changed on 26 May 2011 and requires that sites state which cookies are being used and their purpose. It also makes clear that cookies only be used with your consent. You can find out more information about this law by visiting the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

In using the Predict website you are implicitly giving consent that cookies may be used, however you may disable cookie use, see below for details.


Which cookies does the Predict website use?

Predict uses Google Analytics to measure website traffic. All the information collected is anonymous and is not used for any other purpose. For more details see the Google privacy policy. The following cookies are used:

Name: _utma
Details: stores each user’s number of visits, time of visit etc.
Expires: two years

Name: _utmb
Details: checks approximately how long a user stays on the site
Expires: 30 minutes

Name: _utmc
Details: checks approximately how long a user stays on the site
Expires: end of browsing session

Name: _utmz
Details: stores where a visitor came from
Expires: six months


Can I disable cookies?

You can opt out of cookies at any time, following the instructions in your browser. These are typically found under ‘Tools’ and ‘Options’ (PC) or ‘Preferences’ (Mac) though the details vary from browser to browser. Also, Google offers a tool that you can use to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics. You can add this plugin to your browser by going to Google. For more details about controlling cookies visit the About Cookies website.