Cookie Policy

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES
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.

We use the following cookies:
• Strictly necessary 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.
• Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise 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.
• Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
• Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Type

Reason

_ga

This cookie name is associated with
Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more
commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique
users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is
included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor,
session and campaign data for the site’s analytics reports. By default, it is
set to expire after 2 years, although this is customized by website owners.

 

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

_gid

This cookie name is associated with
Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring
2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update
a unique value for each page visited.

 

_racnt

Count of displayed
Ruler numbers

_racplx0

Complex
selector for ruler to select numbers on the page.

_rafm

Form
session cookie name

_rasel0

Selector
value for ruler to use for number

_rasesh

Ruler
Analytics Visit ID

_ratel0

Value
to replace the number with

Cookielawinfo-checkox-non-necessary

GDPR Consent cookie

gadwp_wg_default_dimension

Google Analytics dashboard

gadwp_wg_default_metric

Google Analytics dashboard

gadwp_wg_default_swmetric

Google Analytics dashboard

viewed_cookie_policy

GDPR Consent cookie

wp-settings-5

Store user preferences

wp-settings-time-5

Store user preferences

__cfruid

This cookie is a part of the services provided by Cloudflare – Including
load-balancing, deliverance of web site content and serving DNS connection
for website operators.

ZD-suid

Unique id that identifies the user’s session.

rc::a

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is
beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of
their website.

rc::b

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

 

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

wc_cart_hash_#

To enable full functionality of our site.

wc_fragments_#

Ensures certain cart functionality does not
require you to refresh your browser

yt-player-bandwidth

Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor’s
device and network settings.

ZD-settings

Arbitrary settings for the user’s preferences when browsing a Zendesk
knowledge base.

ZD-store

Registers whether the self-service-assistant Zendesk Answer Bot has
been displayed to the website user.

yt-player-headers-readable

Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor’s
device and network settings.

ZD-buid

Unique id that identifies the user on recurring visits.

ZD-currentTime

Registers the date and time for the user’s latest visit to the
website.

_fbp

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such
as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

ads/ga-audiences

Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to
convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.

fr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such
as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

GPS

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on
geographical GPS location.

IDE

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s
actions after viewing or clicking on e of the advertiser’s ads with the
purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the
user.

NID

Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The
ID is used for targeted ads.

test_cookie

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookie

tr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such
as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated
YouTube videos.

YSC

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube
the user has seen.

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies
You 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.