What is a cookie?
Cookies are small information units which the website places on your internet connected browser device. Cookies contain information that the website uses to make the communication between you and your web browser more efficient. The cookie does not identify you as an individual user but identifies your computer.
There are two types of cookies - session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary bits of information which are deleted when you exit your web browser. Persistent cookies are more permanent bits of information that are stored and remain on your computer until they are deleted. Persistent cookies delete themselves after a certain period of time but are renewed each time you visit the website.
The website uses session cookies and persistent cookies.
What type of cookies do we use and for what purposes?
Measuring website traffic i.e. the number of visits on the website, which domains the visitors come from, which pages the visitors visit and the actions taken on the website and in which overall geographical area the visitors are located.
Improvement of the functionalities of the website:
Optimising your experience with the website, including but not limited to performing split tests and remembering your email or Facebook access token when you return to the website so you do not have to log in again.
Making the website work:
Remembering your email or Facebook access token while you are logged in so you do not have to log in again each time you click on different pages on the Website.
Third party cookies
For statistical purposes. You can decline cookies from Google Analytics by clicking on this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
- Facebook Pixel
Deletion of cookies
If you want to delete the cookies already on your equipment, navigate to the development tools in Chrome/Firefox/Safari/Opera, click on the 'Application' tab and clear cookies from the Cookie and Local Storage menus.
Please note that our website may not work to its full extent if you delete the cookies and will not work without local storage enabled.
Last Updated 3rd March 2018