Cookie policy


This website (“Site”) uses cookies to make the service easier for you to use the Site. Cookies help to improve your experience when you browse the Site. To know more about how we use cookies, please continue reading through this Cookie Policy.


If you want to know more details about how we process your personal information, please visit our Privacy Notice


Where your consent is provided, cookies may be used to better personalise the content that you and other users will see. We do not match cookie data to any personal identification information

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A “referrer” is the information passed along by a web browser that references the Web URL you linked from, and it is automatically gathered by our web server. This information is used by us to identify broad demographic trends that may be used to provide information tailored to your interests.


IP address data

IP addresses are automatically gathered by our web server. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer so that data (such as the web pages you request) can be sent to you. You will not be personally identified from this information. Your IP address may also be used to assist in the detection of fraud and we may pass this information to the Police. Environment variables we gather include time, type of web browser being used, the operating system/platform, and CPU speed. This information is used by us only to monitor broad demographic trends and may be used to provide information tailored to your interests.


What type of cookies do we use?

By using this Site or if you click on “I Accept” on the Site, you consent to the use and storage of cookies on your device. However, you can deactivate cookies, as explained below. If you choose to browse in this Site without the use of cookies, it may limit the service we are able to provide to you via the Site.


1.    This Site uses Strictly Necessary Cookies. Strictly Necessary Cookies are essential for you to browse the Site and use their features. They are necessary for the Site to function and cannot be switched off in our system.

2.   This Site uses Performance Cookies and Tracking Cookies. These kinds of cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of the Site and help us understand what interests the users of the Site have.


Cookies in use

Name Strictly Necessary Purpose Description Expiry Issued by
ASPSessionID Yes LockerKey ASP Session cookie. The first time a user requests an .asp file within a given application, ASP generates a SessionID. End of session Google
ii_Globalisation Yes Functional Enables the Site to remember your language and location setting. 12 Months Google
MySubway_MapState Yes Location Enables the Site to remember your map search and location settings 12 Months Google
__utma No Performance Google Analytics Cookie. This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the Site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like Days and Visits 2 years from set/update Google
__utmb No Performance Google Analytics Cookie. This enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie determines new sessions and visits and expires after 30 minutes. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Any activity by a user within the 30-minute life span will count as a single visit, even if the user leaves and then returns to the site. A return after 30 minutes will count as a new visit, but a returning visitor. 30 minutes from set/update Google
__utmc No Performance Google Analytics Cookie. This enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. It is not used in most sites but is set to enable interoperability with the older version of Google Analytics code known as Urchin. In this older version this was used in combination with the __utmb cookie to identify new sessions/visits for returning visitors. Not Set Google
__utmz No Tracking Google Analytics cookie. The __utmz cookie contains the traffic source information in Urchin tracker format. It contains information about how and when an individual visitor hits the Site for the FIRST time. That means whenever the visitor comes back to the Site, this value remains unchanged. 6 months from set/update Google


Google Analytics

We use features of Google Analytics to provide us with information on how the Site is used. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (“Google”), Google Analytics uses cookies, as detailed in the table above, to allow an analysis of your use of the Site. The information collected by the cookie, including data related to the device/browser, IP address and website activities, is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States, where it will be stored and analysed by Google, The respective results will then be made available to us in anonymised form, e.g. in the form of reports on website activity. Google may use the transmitted data for any of its own purposes, such as profiling and personalised advertising, and may link them with other user data such as your IP address, search history, personal accounts, usage data of other devices and any other data that Google has about you as a user. This may also allow Google to identify links to an existing Google account. Local state authorities may also have access to this data pursuant to the applicable laws. Google Analytics has been assessed by an independent third party who have awarded ISO27001 certification. For further information on Google’s commitment to privacy and safeguarding data click here.

We use the Google ‘anonymizeIp’ extension, which partially improves your data protection by shortening the IP address.

Google collect data as you use Google services. What they collect, why they collect it and how you can manage your information are described in the Google LLC Privacy Policy on their website. Their retention policy describes why Google retain different types of data for different periods of time. 

How do I turn cookies off?

Disabling Cookies

With the exception of strictly necessary cookies, which are set to always ON, we give you the ability to refuse cookies by turning on the cookie settings through a dedicated screen. If you do not wish to consent to our use of cookies you can decline cookies and/or refuse access to previously stored information by using your web browser.

The facilities within your web browser to allow you to do this will vary from browser to browser but they may be found in the “Privacy” or “Cookies” section of the “Properties” menu of your browser. If you require assistance in disabling cookies you should refer to the “help” menu within your browser. Please note however, if cookies are disabled, you may not be able to use all of the interactive features of our Site and it may limit the service we are able to provide to you via the Site.

In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the “Help” option in your browser for more details. In order to optimise your use of this Site it is advisable to have cookies enabled.

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari
Cookie settings in Safari (mobile version)
Cookie settings in Blackberry

Useful Links

If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:

Microsoft Cookies guide

All About Cookies


For further legal information about personal data protection issues, you may find these links useful:

The Information Commissioner’s Office

European Data Protection Board


If you would like to contact us about cookies, please email our Support desk by clicking on this link: