Last Updated: 19 September 2022
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file sent by a domain/website into your computer, tablet, smartphone, or similar device each time you use that device to visit a website. Cookies are widely used by websites in order to make the websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information. Cookies allow our system to recognize your device the next time you visit our website, which helps us to provide you with a better web browsing experience. Cookies can store user settings and other information (e.g. your web browsing data), which can help us improve our websites to make your online experience easier.
Cookie management on your device
Who exactly stores cookies on your device?
Any cookies sent by us, as the site operator, and stored on your device are designated “first-party cookies”. Some cookies may be placed by third parties; these are designated “third-party cookies”. First-party cookies are those cookies which are associated with our host name. Third-party cookies are cookies from other domains.
Third-party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. advertising, interactive content, security functions, analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when you visit the website in question and when you visit certain other websites.
We use third-party cookies to enhance the performance and functionality of our website, to report usage statistics, for online security, and to track user activities on our website. We use these cookies to ensure that our website functions securely, seamlessly, and to better cater to your preferences.
How long are cookies stored?
Cookies are stored either on your hard disk (permanent cookie) or in your computer RAM (session cookie).
Session cookies: Session cookies are generated by our website when you start your visit and contain a randomly generated individual ID number allocated to your device. These cookies become invalid and are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Permanent cookies: When we use permanent cookies, the validity does not automatically expire when you close the web browser. These cookies are stored in your device and remain in place for as long as they are valid or are deleted. Each time you visit our website, these cookies identify the cookies stored on your device.
For more information on the storage per cookie placed, please read the information specified below in the Section titled “Cookies on this website”.
Cookies on this website
Essential website cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas. Because these cookies are technically necessary to deliver the website to you, you cannot refuse them.
Targeting/Advertising: These cookies are set on our website to collect information about your activities on this website and other sites across the web.
Advertising cookies display targeted promotions/advertisements based on your interests and interactions with our website and other websites across the web. These cookies uniquely identify your web browser and device (e.g. assigning a randomly-generated user ID), but do not store personal data which can directly identify you.
You can accept or reject targeting/advertising cookies on our website by clicking the respective buttons on the cookie banner available at the bottom of this website. As soon as you clear your web browsing data, you will be asked to signify your cookie choices again. Please note that rejecting such cookies means that our content may not be tailored to your preferences and needs.
Specifically, these cookies are as follows:
|Name||Purpose||Duration (days)||Hosted by|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos||365||youtube.com|
|CONSENT||This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.||6073||youtube-nocookie.com|
|CONSENT||YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.||6163||youtube.com|
|YSC||YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.||0||youtube.com|
Where can you get further information?
If you have questions about the cookies we use, please contact us at [email protected]. Please provide us with your contact information, the name of our relevant website or services, and a detailed description of your request.