Cookies

COOKIE POLICY

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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.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

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Cookie Title/NamePurposeMore information
COOKIE TITLEDESCRIPTION OF THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH THE COOKIE IS USEDCLINK TO EXTERNAL INFORMATION WHERE APPROPRIATE

 

[FOR EXAMPLE:

[Is essential for our site to or enables us to]:

(A)  Estimate out audience size and usage pattern.*

(B)  Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted to your individual interests

(C)  Speed up your searches.

(D)  Recognise you when you return to our site.

(E)   Allow you use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient, for example, by allowing you to store items in an electronic shopping basket between visits. If you register with us or complete our online forms, we will use cookies to remember your details during your current visit, and any future visits provided the cookie was not deleted in the interim.

(F)   Other purposes]

 

 

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 and we cannot accept any liability for the third party’s compliance with its legal obligations. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies:

Advertising cookies can be de-activated by visiting the consumer page to manage the use of these types of cookies.

 

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, 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.

Cookies Listed

CookieDescriptionDurationType
DYNSRVThis cookie is used for load balancing purposes to decide which server to send the visitor.Necessary
__utmaThis cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.2 yearsPerformance
__utmcThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.Performance
__utmzThis cookie is set by Google analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.5 monthsPerformance
__utmtThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle request rate.10 minutesPerformance
__utmbThe cookie is set by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.30 minutesPerformance
CookieDescriptionDurationType
DYNSRVThis cookie is used for load balancing purposes to decide which server to send the visitor.Necessary
__stripe_midThis cookie is set by Stripe payment gateway. This cookie is used to enable payment on the website without storing any patment information on a server.1 yearNecessary
__stripe_sidThis cookie is set by Stripe payment gateway. This cookie is used to enable payment on the website without storing any patment information on a server.30 minutesNecessary
__utmaThis cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.2 yearsPerformance
__utmcThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.Performance
__utmzThis cookie is set by Google analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.5 monthsPerformance
__utmtThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle request rate.10 minutesPerformance
__utmbThe cookie is set by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.30 minutesPerformance
CookieDescriptionDurationType
DYNSRVThis cookie is used for load balancing purposes to decide which server to send the visitor.Necessary
__utmaThis cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.2 yearsPerformance
__utmcThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.Performance
__utmzThis cookie is set by Google analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.5 monthsPerformance
__utmtThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle request rate.10 minutesPerformance
__utmbThe cookie is set by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.30 minutesPerformance
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.5 monthsAdvertisement
GPSThis cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location30 minutesAnalytics
YSCThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.Performance
IDEUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.1 yearAdvertisement