Cookie Policy

Introduction

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our websites.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use/access some portions of our websites.

Cookies used on this website

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to work. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site may then not work.
  • Session cookies

    Session cookies enable the websites you are visiting to keep track of your movement from page to page, so you don't get asked for the same information you've already given to the site. Cookies allow you to proceed through many pages of a site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit. Session cookies allow users to be recognised within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page.

    We use session cookies to operate our websites. An example of this is the shopping cart feature. When you visit one page of a catalogue and select some items, the session cookie remembers your selection, so your shopping cart will have the items you selected when you are ready to check out. Without session cookies, if you click CHECKOUT, the new page does not recognise your past activities on prior pages and your shopping cart will always be empty.

    Name Purpose Expires
    laravel_session Generates the session ID during authentication When you close your browser
  • Preference cookies

    A preference cookie is a persistent cookie that enables a website to remember your preferences on subsequent visits, speeding up or enhancing your experience of services or functions offered.

    Besides authentication, website features that are usually made possible by persistent cookies include: language selection, theme selection, menu preferences, internal site bookmarks or favourites, among many others.

    We use preference cookies to remember your cookie settings, so that you are not asked to set your preferences again at your next visit.

    Name Purpose Expires
    accepted_cookie_banner Set in response to your acceptance of our cookie policy After 30 days
    accepted_performance_cookies Set in response to your acceptance of our cookie policy After 30 days
  • Security cookies

    Security cookies make our website more secure and protect against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.

    A CSRF attack happens when a malicious web site or program causes your web browser to perform an unwanted action on a trusted site for which you are authenticated. This could result in money transfers, purchases or password changes.

    Name Purpose Expires
    XSRF-TOKEN A CSRF token stored in a cookie prevents malicious websites from sending forgery requests When you close your browser

Performance cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our site.

Performance cookies in our websites are set by Google, our third-party analytics provider.

You can opt-out of having your activity on the websites available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, that you can download from here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Management of your cookies preferences

Most browsers allow you to turn off your cookies. However, if you delete all cookies, your preferences will be lost, and many websites will not work properly, or you will lose some functionality. Therefore, we do not recommend turning cookies off when using our websites.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. Generally, you have the option to see what cookies you’ve got and delete them individually, block third party cookies or cookies from particular sites, accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is issued or reject all cookies. Visit the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu on your browser to change settings and check the following links for more browser-specific information.

User Agreement

At your first visit and every 30 days afterwards, we show you a banner where we ask you to manage and give consent to the use of cookies in our website.

If you have an online account, you can change your consents by going to PREFERENCES in MY ACCOUNT, otherwise by clicking HERE.