Cookies Policy


What are cookies?

Cookies are small information units - bits of information - which a website may place on your computer's hard disk, on your smartphone or other electronic equipment with memory. Cookies contain information that the website uses to make communication between us and your web browser more efficient. Cookies are standard technology on the Internet and are also used on this website.

What kinds of cookies are used on the Website?

Our Website primarily uses the following types of cookies:

Cookie Name Cookie Type Purpose
PHPSESSID Session persistent cookie Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number
DYNSRV Session persistent cookie This cookie is used for load balancing, to manage server traffic demand.
__cfduid One year persistent cookie This cookie is owned by Cloudflare, a USA based company providing technology to improve web page loading speeds for high traffic websites.
cb-enabled One year persistent cookie This cookie is associated with a free script which shows a cookie alert notice on our website. It is used to record when the user has dismissed the notice to prevent it re-appearing on return visits.
__utmt Ten minutes persistent cookie This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It is used to throttle the request rate for the service - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes
_ga Two years persistent cookie This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
_gid One day persistent cookie This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores and update a unique value for each page visited.
__utma Two years persistent cookie This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. It it used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmz Six months persistent cookie This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour measure of site performance. This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site - so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site. The cookie has a life span of 6 months and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc Session persistent cookie This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.
__utmb 30 minutes persistent cookie This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which 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.
_gat A few seconds persistent cookie This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics and it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

How are cookies used?

Cookies are used in order to better understand how applications and websites work and to optimize online and mobile experiences. Cookies do this by allowing the party serving the cookie to analyse a website's or mobile app's performance, to idemtify certain users anonymously and remember their preferences, to better understand whether a computer or device (and probably its user) has visited a website previously and to serve personalised advertisements.

How do you avoid and delete cookies?

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer or device by setting your browser to not accept cookies. Some browsers provide a mode where cookies are always deleted after a visit. The exact instructions for this can be found in the manual for your browser. You can delete cookies already on your computer or device at any time. If you choose not to accept cookies at all, you can still visit our website, however we cannot guarantee an optimum experience without cookies.

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