A cookie is a text file that a website sends to your browser which is then stored on your device and allows your device to be recognised when you access most websites on the internet or when you open certain emails.
Cookies can be set by the owner of the website (first party cookies) or in some cases by third party services the website owner allows to present information, run content or provide other functionality on the website, such as analytics (third party cookies).
We use the term cookies to describe cookies and other technologies that operate in a similar way.
For more information about cookies, you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that this site is operated by a third party and not by us.
How do I change my cookie preferences?
You can tell us about your cookie preferences by using the tick box next to each cookie category and by selecting in the cookie notice on the homepage of this website.
You can also use your browser settings to choose whether you want to accept cookies or not, as well as to remove cookies that have been set on your device. While you can still visit and browse our website if you block or remove cookies, the functionality and performance of the website may be impaired as a result, and you may be prevented from using certain services provided through the website.
We use the following categories of cookies on our websites and other online services:
Strictly Necessary CookiesThese cookies are essential to enable you to browse around our website and use certain features.
Performance / Analytics CookiesThese cookies collect information about how you use our websites — for instance, which pages you go to most. This data may be used to help optimize our websites and make them easier for you to navigate. These cookies are also used to let affiliates know if you came to one of our websites from an affiliate and if your visit resulted in the use or purchase of a product or service from us, including details of the product or service purchased. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
Advertising / Marketing cookiesThese cookies are used in connection with the provision of targeted advertisements on other sites, and to track any sales due to these advertisements. For example, these cookies will remember that you have visited our website and may be used to show you a tailored advertisement on another website, such as a social media platform.
What cookies are used on this website?
The table below explains the cookies we use on our website, why we use them and how long they stay on your device.
Cookie name Provider Purpose Category DurationCookieConsent Spider This cookie stores the user’s cookie consent preferences for the website. Strictly necessary 1 year_ga Google Analytics This cookie registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Analytics / Performance 2 years_gat Google Analytics Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. Analytics / Performance 1 day_gid Google Analytics Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Analytics / Performance 1 daycollect Google Analytics Used to send data to Google analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Analytics / Performance Sessionis_unique StatCounter This cookie is used to identify the frequency of visits and how long the visitor is on the website. Analytics / Performance 5 yearsis_visitor_unique StatCounter This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor a random ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice. Analytics / Performance 2 yearssc_is_visitor_unique StatCounter This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors – this is done by assigning the visitor a random ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice. Analytics / Performance 2 yearsstatcounter_bounce StatCounter This cookie determines if a user leaves the website straight away. We use this information for internal statistics and analytics. Analytics / Performance SessionStatcounter_session StatCounter This cookie collects statistics on a user’s visit to our website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read. Analytics / Performance SessionStatcounter_config StatCounter Determines how a user accessed our website. This information is used to measure the pages viewed and length of time on both the site and pages, it also determines the users path to enter the site via which search engine and which browser the viewer is using. Analytics / Performance Sessiont.php StatCounter This cookie registers statistical data on users’ behaviour on this website. Analytics / Performance SessionIDE Google Doubleclick Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report a user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. Marketing 1 yearpagead/1p-user-list/# Google [Unclassified] Marketing Sessionsc_medium_source StatCounter Determines how a user accessed the website. This information is used by Spider to measure the efficiency of our marketing. Marketing [Unclassified]test_cookie Google Doubleclick Used to check if a user’s browser supports cookies. Marketing 1 day