Cookies Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device when you access certain websites. They are widely used to make websites work more efficiently, and to provide information to the owners of the sites. Cookies enable the collection and storage of information such as your domain name, your internet service provider, your operating system, the date and time of access, the pages you visit or the types of searches performed. This helps with navigation between pages, makes the website work as expected, enables your settings to be saved during and between visits and may improve the speed of the website.

Below is a list of functional cookies and optional cookies used on this website. When visiting the site all mandatory cookies are installed, however, only when accepted are additional tracking/analytical cookies installed on your browser.

Types of cookies used on this website
NAME PURPOSE EXPIRY
 
Mandatory Cookies
 
ASP.NET_SessionId

ASP.NET: Session maintenance cookie:

Used to maintain session between client/end user application and the server. 

Removed after browser closes
AWSELB

AWS cassic load-balancer cookie:

Load-balancing cookie used to map a session onto a particular instance. 

Removed after session with server closes
incap_ses_*

Incapsula DDos Protectiona and Web Application Firewall:

Cookie for linking HTTP requests to a certain session (AKA visit).

Re-opening the browser and accessing same site are registered as different visits. In order to maintain existing session (i.e, session cookie)

Removed after browser closes. 
nlbi_*

Incapsula DDoS Protectiona and Web Application Firewall;

Load-balancing cookie to ensure that requests by client are sent to the same origin server. 

Removed after browser closes
visid_incap_*

Incapsula DDoS Protectiona and Web Application Firewall: 

Cookie for linking certain sessions to a specific visitor(visitor representing a specific computor). In order to identify clients that have already visited Incapsula. The only cookie that is persistent for the duration of 12 months. 

Persistent for 12 months. 
_utm*

Incapsula Classification cookie:

To see how the client reacts to and handles a malformed cookie in order to identify what that client is. 

Exists up to 900 seconds. 
 
Optional Cookies
 
_ga ,_gid, _gac_ Google Analytics
These cookies are associated with google analytics and capture user behaviour, geographic and demographic information for anonymised processing.
Persistent for 24 months.

We use Google Analytics on this website when you click ‘accept’ to consent to us processing your data for analytical purposes. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies and similar technologies to collect information about the use of the website, including the IP (internet protocol) addresses of website visitors’ computers or devices. That information is transmitted to Google and stored on servers controlled by Google or its wholly owned subsidiaries. Google uses the information to compile aggregated statistics about the use of the website, which we consult to help us to improve it. Google may transfer the information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

By accessing and using this website, you agree to our use of cookies as described in this Cookie Policy.

How to control and deactivate cookies: most browsers are set so that they automatically accept cookies that are required for the website's basic functioning. However, cookies that are optional in nature and help to improve our website are optional and will only be installed with your consent. You may however deactivate the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. You can visit www.allaboutcookies.org, which contains information on how to deactivate cookies on a variety of browsers. If you choose to refuse cookies, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.