What are cookies?
Cookies normally contain the name of the website that the cookie comes from, state how long the cookie will be saved for, and a value, normally a randomly generated unique number. Some cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser (session cookies), other cookies are saved and help us to identify you as a visitor to our website (persistent cookies).
What cookies do we use?
We use first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are cookies that are created by the website itself, so that you can use the website more efficiently. Third-party cookies are created by others. The third-party cookies on our website come from Google and WordPress. When you watch an embedded video, for example, you’re possibly activating third-party cookies from YouTube.
We use Google Analytics software to better understand how you use our website. This software can create a series of cookies to collect information and report anonymous statistics about the website. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the _ga cookie.
We also use the following types of cookies:
|WordPress_logged_in_*||Functional||Keeps users logged in||Functional||Permanent|
|wordpress_test_cookie||Functional||Tests if cookies can be used.||Functional||Session duration|
|WP_DATA_USER*||Functional||Saves user preferences||Functional||Session duration|
|_ga||Third party cookies||Collect and keep page views||Statistics||2 years|
|GPS||Third party cookies||Saving location details of a user||Marketing||Session duration|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Third party cookies||Estimate needed bandwith||Functional||Six months|
|YSC||Third party cookies||Track user interaction||Marketing||Session duration|
|PREF||Third party cookies||Saves user preferences||Marketing||8 months|
How can you manage or delete cookies?
You can block or delete cookies at any time via your web browser’s settings. Blocking cookies can affect our service to you and your use of our website. Deleting cookies can mean you have to re-enter your preferences on a subsequent visit to our website. For more information about blocking and deleting cookies, please see your software provider’s documentation, such Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.