When you visit our websites, some cookies or other tracking technologies may be stored on your device (computer, tablet or smartphone).
What Are Cookies And Other Tracking Technologies?
Cookies are small text files which contain an amount of data generated when you browse on a website, and installed in your internet browser. The other tracking technologies, such as web beacons, pixels or clear gifs, work similarly to cookies.
Cookies and other tracking technologies are used to monitor your activity on a website by enabling us (through first party cookies) or thirds (through third party cookies) to collect information about how you use the website and enhance the way it works and your visit on our website.
There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.
- Session cookies are temporary and therefore automatically deleted from your device every time you close your browser;
- Persistent cookies remain on your device for a period of time specified in the cookie and are activated every time you visit the website which installed it.
What Type of Cookies Do We Use And For Which Purpose?
In order to improve your user experience on our websites, we may use the following types of cookies:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages.
If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.
They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Social Media Cookies
These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit.
If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.
Your Choice Regarding Cookies
- You can choose to delete all or some cookies from your device through your browser settings;
- You can choose to prevent cookies from being installed on your device through your browser settings;
- You can enable or disable cookies we use directly on our website by clicking on the “cookie setting” at the bottom of our website.
To learn more on how to manage cookies usage from your browser, please follow the following links for each browser:
Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies
Types of Cookies Used On This Website
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.||1 day||Analytics|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.||2 years||Analytics|
|_gat||This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.||1 minute||Performance|
|__cfduid||The cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address d apply security settings on a per-client basis. It doesnot correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.||11 months||Necessary|
Last update: 23 June 2019