VALID FROM 18 JUN 2019
What are cookies
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.
In any case, at the bottom of each page of this website you will find a link which gives you the ability to renew or change your cookie consent.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The cookies we set
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
|PHPSESSID||Keeps the user’s Cookie statement on the pages he opens.||End of session|
|euCookie||Saves the user’s consent for that site.||Permanent|
|_gat||It is used to throttle the request rate||10 minutes|
|_ga||It is used to identify unique users.||2 years|
|_gid||It is used to distinguish users.||1 day|
|NID||The purpose of this cookie is to store information about your preferences.||6 months|
Third party cookies
|datr, lu, wd||These cookies are used on the web pages containing links to share contents on social media, e.g. Facebook. They are used to remember login information to social network accounts. They are stored in third-party servers and share our contents.||2 years|
|1P_JAR||These cookies are used by Google to display personalized advertisements on Google sites, based on recent searches and previous interactions.||1 week|
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information you can contact us through one of our contact methods.