COOKIES

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES  

Last updated: July 31, 2020

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

Changing your cookie preferences

You can manage website cookies in your browser settings, and you always have the choice to change these settings by accepting, rejecting, or deleting cookies. If you choose to change your settings, you may find that certain functions and features will not work as intended. All browser settings are slightly different, so to manage cookies, you should refer to the relevant settings within your browser.

Where you give consent to the use of cookies, that consent can be withdrawn at any time by adjusting your cookie settings. If you want to know more about cookies, please visit the following website, which includes detailed information about types of cookies, how they are used, and how you can manage your cookie preferences:

www.allaboutcookies.org.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly Necessary (Essential) 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.
  • Statistics cookies. Also known as “performance cookies,”  or analytical. They allow us to recognize 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. Analytical cookies may be considered being third-party cookies.
  • Marketing cookiesMarketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
  • Functionality cookies. Also known as “preferences cookies,” These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Google Analytics

We use the _ga, _gid and _gat cookies provided by Google as part of their analytics tool. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website, for example, the number of visitors to the site, which pages are most visited, how visitors move between pages etc. The information they collect is anonymous. We use this information to help improve visitors’ experience of the website.

Essential Cookies

Cookie Name Purpose Category Expiration
cookiedialog Remembers acceptance on cookie policy in order to avoid redundant site notification. Essential Cookies 1 year
ASP.NET_SessionId Unique identifier for the user session. Used by the extranet login mechanism configuration for the identification of the user and for security purposes when there is a form used. Essential Cookies When you close your browser
ARRAffinity ARRAffinity is a cookie used to affinities a client to an instance of an Azure Web App. The ARRAffinity keeps the user going back to the same app instance, instead of getting a random instance each time. Essential Cookies When you close your browser
 

Statistics

Cookie Name Purpose Category Expiration
cookie_level_statistics Remembers acceptance of Statistics category. Statistics 1 year
_ga
_gid
_gat
Google Analytics. These third-party cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the website. Statistics 2 years
24 hours
1 minute
 

Marketing

Cookie Name Purpose Category Expiration
cookie_level_marketing Remembers acceptance of Marketing category. Marketing 1 year
_gcl_au Cookie is placed by Google Tag Manager to track conversions. (third-party cookies). Marketing 1 year