Giving you an overall better online experience
- Allowing you to set personal preferences
- Protect your security
- Measure and improve our service each time you visit our website
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a piece of information, like a tag comprised of numbers and letters; it typically contains:
1) the name of the server the cookie was sent from;
2) the lifetime of the cookie and;
3) a unique identifier. It’s stored on your device (computer / tablet / phone) when you visit a website. It provides us with information relating to your website usage. Cookies are safe, secure and commonly used by websites.
Types of cookies
There are two main types of cookies that based upon their life span. These are:
1. Session or temporary cookies, which last until you close your browser or when the session times out. These are not stored on your hard drive and are primarily used so your experience is customised for that particular visit.
2. Permanent or persistent cookies, which last longer than session cookies. These are stored on your hard drive (thereby survive across many sessions) and are used so your experience is customised each time you visit the site.
How can I manage my cookie preferences?
You can take disable cookies through your browser settings on your device. Removal of cookies may hinder your positive customer experience whilst using our website.
What happens if I disable my cookies?
We recommend you keep cookies enabled with us so that all aspects of the site work as expected with no hindrances.
What happens if I delete my cookies?
If you delete all your cookies you will have to update your preferences with us again and some aspects of our site may not work.
List of cookies:
_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.
_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 an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
[UA-183064043-1] This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.
If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org. We can’t be responsible for the content of external websites.