Cookie Policy

Last updated: 6.5.2021

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

  1. Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. By continuing to browse our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
  2. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device’s hard drive.
  3. We use the following cookies:
    • Strictly necessary cookies.These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that distinguish you from other users.
    • Analytical/performance cookies.In some special cases we also use analytical and performance cookies provided by trusted third parties. 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. Our website uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page: https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/
    • Functionality cookies.These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  4. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Essential Cookies

These cookies will be automatically deployed onto your computer when you use the Websites

Cookie Name Purpose of Cookie and Information Collected Cookie Duration
_ga 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.

 

2 years
_ga_W46Q12J0TZ Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. 2 years
PHPSESSID The cookie is used to store and identify users; unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed. Session
_hjid This cookie sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

 

1 year
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement This cookie is used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner.

 

1 year
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics This cookie is used to detect if the visitor has accepted the statistics category in the cookie banner.

 

1 year
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary This cookie determines whether the user has accepted the cookie consent box.

 

1 year
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice. 1 day
_hjFirstSeen This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website. 1 day
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample Used to detect whether the user navigation and interactions are included in the website’s data analytics. 1 day
_hjIncludedInSessionSample Registers data on visitors’ website behaviour. This is used for internal analysis and website optimisation. 1 day
_hjRecordingLastActivity Sets a unique ID for the session.  This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. Session
_hjTLDTest Registers statistical data on users’ behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator. Session
hjViewportld Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes. Session
_hjRecordingEnabled This cookie us used to identify the visitor and optimise ad-relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites. This exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data centre or ad-exchange. Session

 

  1. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
  2. You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Alternatively, you can visit orgwhich provides general information about cookies and how you can manage cookies on your computer. Please note that 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 site.