Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed onto your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps examine web traffic or lets you know when you visit a site.

Essentially, cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does NOT give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies to your preference. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

We use cookies on our website and we assume you are ok with this otherwise please disable cookies in your browser or navigate away and clear cookies set by the website.

Cookies on this website are used for:

  1. Analytical/performance purposes – this allows us to recognise and calculate the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate around the website when they are using it. Therefore, helping us improve the way our website functionality for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.
  2. Functionality purposes – to help us recognise you when you return to our website. This allows us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences and settings.
  3. Sharing purposes – this allows you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

Examples of cookies used on this website:

NameDurationPurpose
_ga2 yearsRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
_gatEnd of browsing sessionUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gitEnd of browsing sessionRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
PHPSESSIDEnd of browsing sessionPreserves user session state across page requests
fr3 monthsUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers
End of browsing sessionFacebook
IDE2 yearsUsed by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user
test_cookieEnd of browsing sessionUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies
CONSENT20 yearsGoogle
NID6 monthsGoogle
APISID2 yearsYouTube
CONSENT20 yearsYouTube
HSID2 yearsYouTube
LOGIN_INFO2 yearsYouTube
PREF6 monthsYouTube
SAPISID2 yearsYouTube
SID2 yearsYouTube
SSID2 yearsYouTube
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE8 monthsYouTube
YSCEnd of browsing sessionYouTube
remote_sidnegativeYouTube
_de_gtm_UA-#End of browsing sessionUsed by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag
_ga2 yearsRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
_gidEnd of browsing sessionRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
catAccCookies1 monthiFrame
_ga2 yearsRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
_gidEnd of browsing sessionRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
catAccCookies1 monthiFrame
_gatEnd of browsing sessionUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate