Cookies

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Information Collected

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used and your journey around our website. We do not use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

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.

This website uses the following cookies:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
_gathird party2 yearsThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_ga_VTSWBSN03Rthird party2 yearsThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics.
_gat_gtag_UA_206871433_1third party1 minuteThis cookie is set by Google and is used to distinguish users.
_gidthird party1 dayInstalled by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
CONSENTthird party16 years 3 months 24 days 8 hoursThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback.No sensitive data is collected unless you log in to your google account, in that case your choices are linked with your account, for example if you click “like” on a video.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisementpersistent1 yearSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticspersistent11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functionalpersistent11 monthsThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessarypersistent11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-otherspersistent11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performancepersistent11 monthsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
IDEthird party1 year 24 daysGoogle DoubleClick IDE cookies are used to store information about how the user uses the website to present them with relevant ads and according to the user profile.
test_cookiethird party15 minutesThe test_cookie is set by doubleclick.net and is used to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.
viewed_cookie_policypersistent11 monthsThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEthird party5 months 27 daysA cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.
YSCthird partysessionYSC cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.
yt-remote-connected-devicesthird partyneverThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos.
yt-remote-device-idthird partyneverThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos.

How do I disable cookies?

You can update your cookie settings at any time by clicking on the widget at the bottom left-hand side of the screen.

You can also change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below:

For Google Chrome:

Choose Settings> Advanced
Under “Privacy and security,” click “Content settings”.
Click “Cookies”

For Safari:

Choose Preferences > Privacy
Click on “Remove all Website Data”

For Mozilla Firefox:

Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
Click on the icon “privacy”
Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

What happens if I disable cookies?

The site will continue to function, as all necessary cookies are enabled by default. When you choose to disable cookies, you are disabling non-necessary cookies such as Google Analytics.