Cookie Policy

We use a range of different technologies on our web site, some of which are controlled by ourselves (first party) and some of which are controlled by other organisations (third party).

These technologies include (but are not limited to) cookies, scripts, fonts and images;

some of which are considered as necessary for us to be able to deliver the web site to you and others which we use to enhance our understanding of how you use our web site; to assist in our marketing activities and other purposes as explained below.

Under European law we are required to obtain your consent for any use of these technologies which is not considered as necessary, as well as provide you with clear

information as to what these technologies do; and the third parties we work with.


What technologies do we use?


Cookies are small files containing specific information relating to your use of our web site – such as login credentials; items in a shopping cart; and tracking identifiers.
Cookies are set by our web server and the web servers of the third parties we deploy on our web site; and can be read , updated or deleted by those same servers, each time you visit our web site, based on the type of cookie it is.
Cookies which are only related to a single session (a single visit to our web site) are deleted automatically when you close your web browser – these are typically considered as necessary for us to deliver the web site to you.
Other cookies (such as tracking cookies or authentication cookies) are often saved for an extended period of time from days to years.
Some cookies can impact your fundamental rights to Privacy and Data Protection and as such, require your consent before they can be accessed or stored on your device. Because of this, we limit our use of cookies as explained below.

Who sets them?

First party cookies are stored and accessed by our web server; third party cookies are stored and accessed by other organisations, such as analytics providers and advertisers.

How we use cookies

Cookies on our website are used for a variety of different purposes, but generally

speaking their use breaks down into the following categories:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/Performance Cookies: These cookies are set by our analytics providers and allow us to record certain information about you, such as the pages you visit on our web site; how many times you visit our web site; and links you might click on.
    Furthermore when you connect to our analytics provider in order for them to set the cookie – they may also collect other information about you such as you geographical location; your IP address; what type of device you are using and various information about the device. This information can be used to create a unique fingerprint to help further identify you on other web sites you might visit and can be used to create a profile of your online activities and interests.
  • Marketing Cookies: Cookies set by our marketing providers are used for the purpose of tracking your online activities to create a profile and give us a better understanding of your interests.

Non-essential cookies

Used for other business purposes which are not considered necessary to deliver the website to you.

Name Provider Goal Expiry period Type
pll_language Determines the user’s preferred language and sets the language (if possible) accordingly. 1 year HTTP
GPS Records a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographic GPS location. 1 day HTTP
IDE Used by Google DoubleClick to record and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking on any of the advertiser’s advertisements for the purpose of measuring the effectiveness of an advertisement and to present targeted advertisements to the user. 1 year HTTP
NID Records a unique ID that identifies a returning user device. 6 months HTTP
PREF Records a unique ID used by Google to track statistics about how visitors use YouTube videos on different websites. 8 months HTTP
test_cookie Used to check whether the user’s browser supports cookies. 1 day HTTP
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate user bandwidth on pages with embedded YouTube videos. 179 days HTTP
YSC Records a unique ID to keep track of which videos from YouTube the user has seen. Session HTTP
yt-player-bandwidth Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the device and the user’s network settings. Continuous HTML
yt-player-headers-readable Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the device and the user’s network settings. Continuous HTML

Your choices regarding these technologies

Essential technologies will be placed in your web browser without your prior consent.

These are being used to maintain the functionality of the Site. Any non-essential technologies, will only be placed in your web-browser with your prior consent.

Changes to this Policy

We may revise this Policy on occasion. If we make any material changes to the way we intend to use web technologies, we will prominently be posting the changes on our website.

How to contact us

Should you have any queries regarding this Notice or how your information is collected, used and stored, please visit our Privacy Policy or contact .