What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file that a web server saves in your computer’s browser or mobile device when a website is visited. A cookie contains a unique code that allows your browser to be recognised. Cookies can be saved by the web server of the website you visit or by partners working together on a website. The website server can only read cookies it has saved itself. It has no access to other information on your computer. The intention of cookies is to make interaction between the visitor and the website easier and quicker. They also help the visitor to navigate between the different parts of a website.
The following is a list of cookies used on this website.
- First-party cookies are made or sent by this website during your visit.
- Third-party cookies are made or sent by a third party during your visit to a web page (e.g. cookies from Google, Twitter, Facebook & Facebook Pixel).
- Functional cookies make sure of the proper working of the website (e.g. cookies for login or registration, language preferences). Functional cookies are counted among the first-party cookies.
- Performance cookies are put on the website for statistical, social and commercial purposes or to create general user profiles. Performance cookies help to make surfing more convenient, simple and user-friendly. These types of cookies can be either first-party or third-party cookies.
- Cookies for statistical purposes register the pages visited on the website (e.g. Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel);
- Cookies for social media ensure that the content of the website visited can be shared on social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.
- Permanent cookies: stay on the hard disk for a long, pre-defined period or until you remove them. They are activated each time you visit the website that sent you the cookie. This applies chiefly for cookies from social media. Permanent cookies are usually performance cookies.
- Session or temporary cookies: make a surfing session easier. These are activated when you open the browser and deactivate when you close the browser. When you close the browser all session cookies disappear. Session cookies are generally functional.
More information about cookies
You can refuse the installation of cookies in your browser settings. You can also delete already installed cookies from your computer or mobile device at any time. You can find more information about this under ‘Help’ in your browser.
The cookies used on this website
The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.
The below list details the cookies used in our website.
|__cfduid||The cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Non Necessary”.|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
|_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.|
|_gat||This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.|