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Cookies Policy

Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

What are the different types of cookies?

A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

  • session cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser or
  • persistent cookie which remains on the user’s computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.

As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:

  • first-party cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain
  • third-party cookies stored by a different domain to the visited page’s domain.

How do we use cookies?

We use the following cookies:

  • WordPress Content Management System (CMS) Cookies – these are a first party session and persistent cookies (lasting up to one year) used to validate whether a visitor is a logged in user or administrator of the website. These cookies are used track common settings and what functions or privileges users have available to them. This is required so further authentication is not required for each administrator action
  • Google Analytics Cookies – these are first party session and persistent (lasting up to two days) cookies which are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. These cookies identify unique visitors and views to the website in addition to an extra cookie that prevents faulty visits and views from being gathered or reported. This tracked information is stored within the our Google Analytics account and we use this information to compile reports and to help us improve our website. See more information about Google’s privacy policy.
  • Display Cookies – these are first party session cookies which are used to ensure the best browsing experience on a compatible browser when you view our website on different devices or browsers.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.