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Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
We use both session and persistent cookies on our website. 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.
We use the following cookies:
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|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 cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||11 months||This 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-non-necessary||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Non Necessary".|
|__utmc||The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.|
|__utmz||5 months||This cookie is set by Google analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.|
|__utmt||10 minutes||The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle the request rate.|
|YSC||This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.|
|lang||This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||5 months||This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.|
|IDE||2 years||Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.|
|NID||6 months||This cookie is used to a profile based on user's interest and display personalized ads to the users.|
|test_cookie||11 months||This cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the users' browser supports cookies.|
|GPS||30 minutes||This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location|
|uvc||1 day||The cookie is set by addthis.com to determine the usage of Addthis.com service.|
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies. The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, and __utmz.
The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.
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