A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We may use the following cookies:
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies and flags currently in use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|Google Analytics||_ga||This is used by Analytics to calculate visitors, session, campaign data, etc. Expiration time is set to 14 months and it resets each time when a visitor hits a page. No personal information or data is stored. Used to||https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage|
|Google Analytics||_gat||Described by Google as “Used to throttle request rate” (no more information is available about this cookie). Expires in ten (10) minutes. This cookie enables us to limit the number of times
information is recorded. See weblink below:
|Google Analytics||_gid||This is used to distinguish users but has a 24 hours expiration time.||https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage|
of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 14 months.