Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

 

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 site.

 

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 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 enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • 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).
  • 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 we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry Period More information
 Google  NID  Used to distinguish you from other users of our site and to improve the performance of our site by remembering your preferences, such as preferred language or number of results you want shown per search page. 2 years https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/ 
 Google Analytics  _ga  Used to distinguish you from other users of our site and to track what you do on our site and the performance of our site, in particular, it will assign a randomly generated code to you which is then used to calculate visitor, session and campaign information.  2 years  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=en
 Google Analytics  _utma  Used to distinguish you from other users of our site and to track what you do on our site and the performance of our site, in particular, to distinguish between your sessions on our website.  2 years  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=en
 Google Analytics  _utmb  Used to distinguish you from other users of our site and to track what you do on our site and the performance of our site, in particular, track new sessions on our website.  30 minutes  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=en
Google Analytics  _utmc  Used to distinguish you from other users of our site and to track what you do on our site and the performance of our site, in particular to identify new sessions and visits when you return to our site.  2 years  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=en
 Google Analytics  _utmt  Used to throttle the request rate on the data being collected for our site.  10 minutes  https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=en
 Google Analytics  _utmz  Used to distinguish you from other users of our site and to track what you do on our site and the performance of our site, in particular, identifies where you have come from before visiting our site.  6 months https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=en 
Instagram csrftoken Used to distinguish you from other users and show you relevant content, improve your experience, and help protect you, Instagram and our users. 2 years https://www.instagram.com/legal/cookies/
Instagram mid Used to distinguish you from other users and show you relevant content, improve your experience, and help protect you, Instagram and our users. 2 years https://www.instagram.com/legal/cookies/
Instagram rur Used to distinguish you from other users and show you relevant content, improve your experience, and help protect you, Instagram and our users. 2 years https://www.instagram.com/legal/cookies/