Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. Our cookies have different functions and remain for different time periods. They are either necessary for the functioning of our services, help us improve our performance by providing analytical data, deliver targeted marketing and/ or give you extra functionalities. The ‘session’ cookies we use only remain on your device for as long as you keep your browser active whilst analytical cookies remain longer as described below. You are free to block, delete, or disable these cookies if your device permits so.

Cookies from our website

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e., the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

In this policy you can see what cookies are sent to your device by us and what we use each cookie for. You can set your browser to reject cookies (see the ‘Help’ menu of your browser to find out how to do this), but please bear in mind that if you do this, certain personalised features of this website cannot be provided to you..

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work. You can also visit www.aboutcookies.org for more information on cookies and how to control them

The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here. Cookies we use are:

 

NameDurationDescription
StatisticsStatistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
_ga2 YearsThis is a performance cookie associated with Google and is used to anonymously 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 site’s analytics reports.
_gid1 DayThis is a performance cookie associated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.
_gat1 Day

This is a performance cookie associated with Google Universal Analytics, and is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.

MarketingMarketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
_fbp3 MonthsUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
ads/ga-audiencesSessionUsed by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites
fr3 monthsUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
GPS1 dayRegisters a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
IDE2 YearsUsed by Google Doubleclick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
NID6 monthsRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
rc::aPersistentThis cookie is used to distinguish make valid reports on the use of their website.
rc::bSessionThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.
rc::cSessionThis cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.
test.cookie1 DayUsed to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
trSessionUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
VISITORJNFO1J.1VE179 DaysTries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
YSCSessionRegisters a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt-remote-cast-i nstal ledSessionStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-connected-devicesPersistentStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-device-idPersistentStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-fast-check- periodSessionStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-appSessionStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video
yt-remote-session-nameSessionStores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video