WHAT IS A “COOKIE”?
The primary use of the cookies is to collect data, provide accurate content and provide statistics from the way this website is used. This helps us understand how users are navigating on the website, what pages are browsed and what areas are mostly clicked on. This data allows us to improve the website and provide the users with a better browsing experience.
WHAT COOKIES ARE IN USE ON THIS WEBSITE?
This complies with recent legislation requirements and more specifically the General Data Protection Regulation 2016. The legislation mandates that websites must obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s device.
All of the following cookies are currently in use on the website:
|Cookie Name||Purpose||Persistent or Session|
|__utma||This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred (Google Analytics)||Expires after 2 years|
|__utmb||This cookie takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the website (Google Analytics)||Expires when session ends|
|__utmc||This cookie takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the website (Google Analytics)||Expires when session ends|
|__utmt||This cookie is used to throttle request rate (Google Analytics)||Expires after 10 minutes|
|__utmv||This cookie is used to store visitor-level custom variable data (Google Analytics)||Expires when session ends|
|__utmz||This cookie stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site (Google Analytics)||Expires after 6 months|
|_ga||This cookie is used to distinguish users who visit the website||Expires after 2 years|
|_gat||This cookie is used to throttle web requests||Expires when session ends|
|_gid||This cookie is used to distinguish users who visit the website||Expires after 24 hours|
|Cookie_control||This cookie is used to display information about cookies when the users visit the website for the first time||Expires when session ends|
|1P_JAR||This cookie is used to convert the conversion rates from the website statistics||Expires after 1 month|
What information is gathered?
Most of the information that is gathered regards how the website is being used and browsed by its users. As mentioned previously, no personal information regarding website users is stored, saved, collected or further processed.
Consent for cookies
Any cookies in use on this website which are critical to its operation will not give the ability to opt-out. If you wish to opt-out of any third party non critical cookies, please refer to the following section.
How to opt out?
To opt out of Google Analytics cookies, visit the following link. All the information required to opt out of Google Analytics are detailed http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
How to delete the cookies that are stored on your machine?
If you want to delete the cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. You can also access them through your internet browser.
Mobile devices users
Additional information about cookies
Please refer to the ICO’s following page for more information about cookie policies:
Please refer to the following page for general information about cookies and guidance on how to delete cookies that are stored on your machine:
Please refer to the following page for more information about Google Analytics: