Last update: February 21, 2023
What are Cookies
A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website or app – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your last visit to our Websites. Those cookies are set by us and are called first party cookies.
We also use third party cookies – these are cookies set by a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting or a domain we are not operating – for example to analyze traffic to, and observe metrics and behavior on, our Websites.
Our Websites use persistent cookies. Persistent cookies are cookies that remain on your device for a certain period of time (as indicated in the table below) or until you manually delete them or object to .
We use strictly necessary cookies to record your cookie preferences so you are not presented with our banner several times.
We use non-essential (non-strictly necessary) cookies to analyze traffic to, and observe metrics and behavior on, our Websites, which helps us improve our Websites and services, as well as your overall user experience. We only use non-essential cookies where we have your consent (see below).
Further information on the types of cookies we use is set out below.
On your first visit to our Websites, on the homepage you will see a cookie banner informing you why cookies are used, and asking you to consent to each non-essential cookie if you agree with us using them.
You can change your cookie preferences through the cookie banner, where you have the option of opting-in or opting-out to the use of non-essential cookies on your device. However, you can also update your cookie preferences at all times by clicking on the Manage Cookie Preferences link which is included at the bottom of our Websites. Please note that you cannot disable strictly necessary cookies since these affect the functionality of our Websites and your ability to use certain features and functionalities.
Types of Cookies Used
List of Third Parties Using Cookies on our Websites
|_ga||2 years||The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.|
|_ga_YPHGXX5B4G||2 years||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.|
|_gat_gtag_UA_39431566_1||1 minute||Set by Google to distinguish users.|
|_gid||1 day||Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.|
|CONSENT||2 years||YouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement||1 year||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Advertisement" category .|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||1 year||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Analytics" category .|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional||1 year||The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||1 year||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the "Necessary" category .|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-others||1 year||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to store the user consent for cookies in the category "Others".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||1 year||Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to store the user consent for cookies in the category "Performance".|
|CookieLawInfoConsent||1 year||Records the default button state of the corresponding category & the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.|
|DEVICE_INFO||5 months 27 days||No description|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||5 months 27 days||A cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.|
|YSC||session||YSC cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||never||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.|
|yt-remote-device-id||never||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.|
|yt.innertube::nextId||never||This cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
|yt.innertube::requests||never||This cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|