What are cookies?
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 or performance cookies. These allow us to recognize 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 recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize 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||Cookie Purpose|
|_fbp||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers.|
|_gid||Used to store information of how visitors use our website and helps in creating an analytics report of how our site is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.|
|_ga||Register’s a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|_gat||Used by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate.|
|pll_language||Used to determine the preferred language of the visitor and sets the language accordingly on the website, if possible.|
|_gat_gtag_UA_30927348_1||Used by Google to distinguish users.|
|fr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers.|
|vuid||We embed videos from our official Vimeo channel. When you press play, Vimeo will drop third party cookies to enable the video to play and to collect analytics data such as how long a viewer has watched the video.|
You can remove cookies stored in your computer via browser settings. For further information about removing cookies, visit whatarecookies.com/delete.asp.
You can 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 website.