What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, 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 modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
What information do Cookies collect?
- Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform.
- Cookies may store your login session and other information to make your navigation of our Services easier.
- We use Google Analytics to track how visitors interact with our website, analyze where traffic is generated from and collect information related to general site engagement.
- Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Services, including the hardware model, operating system and version.
This is a simple token used by all PHP applications to identify your unique session. The main purpose of the cookie is to maintain the integrity of your session while transacting information with our website (accessing secure areas, forms submissions etc). It does not store any personal data and is deleted when the visitor closes their browser.
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These cookies are used for Google Analytics. They help us distinguish users, create user segments, increment traffic sessions, count the number of visited pages, calculate the average time spent on a page, and other similar metrics that are based on anonymous traffic and IPs.
|IDE||These advertising cookies are stored in Google DoubleClick and are used to personalise advertisements shown to users based on previous visits to our website.|
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An embedded YouTube video collects visitor information and custom preferences.
|Google uses these cookies, based on recent searches and interactions, to customise ads on Google websites.|
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Intercom enables us to offer a live chat feature on our website. This cookie attempts to remember a user such that they may continue their conversation between different pages of the site, and resume the conversation on repeat visits to the site.