Why we use cookies Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website in order to provide increased functionality and service. This not only helps us to provide you with a better experience, but also to help us improve our website and services. The cookies we use only contain anonymous information to improve the services we offer, and do not contain personal information. What is a cookie? A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like. What can you do if you do not want us to collect information about you with our use of cookies?
  • 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 site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
  • Depending on the browser that you are using the following steps can be taken to control the cookie settings and therefore permit you to disable certain cookies. This list is not exhaustive and will depend on what internet browser you are using.
  • Internet Explorer Cookie settings
  • Firefox Cookie settings
  • Chrome Cookie settings
  • iPhone/iPad Cookie settings
  • Opera Cookie settings
  • Safari Cookie settings
What types of cookies do we use? We use the following types of 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/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise 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.
What is the purpose of the cookies that we use?
  • You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Title Purpose Type
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies are used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category ‘Necessary’. Necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies are used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category ‘Non-necessary’. Necessary
PHPSESSID This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users’ unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed. Necessary
_ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Analytics
_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. Analytics
_gat This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites. Performance
  • Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. You are advised to visit such third-party websites and read the privacy policy and cookies policies to learn how such third parties use your personal data.