What are cookies used for?
Cookies are tiny files stored on your computer or other device when you visit certain web pages. Cookies help us provide you with a better Site, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually (depending on the browser you are using) block cookies by consulting the “Help” tab of your browser via the menu bar. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies), this may prevent our Site from functioning properly or at all. You are taken to have agreed to any cookies that you have not blocked.
If you disable these cookies, you may be able to still browse our Site, however you may not be able to take advantage of all features available on our Site.
To change your cookie settings, if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used or if you want to reject cookies that you have previously agreed to, you can amend the settings as described above.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our Site and the advertising displayed on it, or communications that we send to you, more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
- Third-Party and Advertising. These cookies allow us to render services provided by third parties, such as "like" and "share" buttons. When a third party provides these kinds of services, they may require the use of a cookie in order to provide their services.
- Session cookies. Session Cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.
|Cookie Name||Cookie Type||Description|
|_ga||Used to distinguish unique visitors||Analytics|
|_gid||Used to distinguish unique visitors||Analytics|
|_gat_gtag_UA_*_*||Used to distinguish unique visitors||Analytics|
|IDE||Enables us to record your visit to our Site, including pages and links you have clicked. We may use and share this information with third parties for the purposes of advertising.||Targeting|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Cookie set by YouTube to keep track of user preferences for YouTube videos embedded in our Site.||Third-Party|
|PREF||Cookie set by YouTube to register a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.||Third-Party|
|GPS||Cookie set by YouTube to register a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.||Third-Party|
|YSC||Cookie set by YouTube to register a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Third-Party|
|PHPSESSID||Used to store serialised state date, establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie (session cookie).||Session|
|PUM-791||Used to store date and value for showing the newsletter subscription popup (session cookie).||Session|
Last updated: September 2019