What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
The below list details the cookies used in our website.
|__utma||The Google Analytics cookie allows us to determine the number of unique visitors (defined as a specific browser on a specific computer) who visit the site. For more information, go to the Google Analytics website (https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies)|
|_ga||Google Analytics function. This feature uses an anonymous identifier to identify anonymous users and to analyze user interactions on the website to optimize the services offered. More information: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.|
|_gat||Google Analytics function. It is used to limit the percentage of requests.|
|_gid||Google Analytics function. It is used to distinguish users.|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is used by the PHP encryption language to allow SESSION variables to be saved on the web server. These cookies are essential for the operation of the web.|
How can I control the cookie preferences?
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.