What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a compact file of letters and numbers transmitted to your computer, smartphone, or other internet-accessing device when you visit a website. These cookie serve a valuable purpose by enabling a website to identify and acknowledge a user’s device.
Our utilisation of cookie serves a multitude of objectives. These encompass enhancing your ability to move seamlessly between pages, retaining your preferences in memory, and elevating the quality of the user experience. Session cookie are automatically removed once you shut down your browser, while persistent cookie endure on your device even after the browser is closed. This enduring nature is beneficial, such as in the case of preserving your user preferences for future visits to the site.
How and Why the Website Uses Cookie
The cookie employed by us are entirely secure and have been designed with safety in mind. Many of these cookie serve the essential purpose of implementing crucial security features, thereby safeguarding your data. Overall, cookie play a pivotal role in enhancing our website and service, as they facilitate the tracking of which pages you find valuable and which ones you don’t.
Our utilisation of cookie is multifaceted. It not only ensures the protection of your privacy during your browsing experience on the website but also aims to provide you with an optimal visit. By utilizing cookie, we simplify various tasks for you, including account management, policy oversight, log in details, and product or service selection. Moreover, cookie empower us to personalise the content on this website, enabling us to present services or advertisements that align with your potential interests.
Traffic log cookie are employed to identify the specific pages in use. This aids us in scrutinising data related to web page traffic, contributing to the refinement of our website and services to cater to user requirements. The information derived from this process is exclusively used for statistical analysis and is subsequently purged from the system. Additionally, we utilise analytics cookie, inclusive of third-party analytics cookie, to enhance the website experience for frequent visitors. These cookie play a pivotal role in discerning user preferences and areas for improvement, thereby contributing to an enhanced experience for you.
What Cookie Do We Use On Our Website?
Essential or “strictly necessary” cookie: As the name suggests, necessary cookie is crucial for enabling essential functionalities of the website to work effectively. This cookie is indispensable and cannot be disabled. It ensures secure navigation between pages on the website, supports the transmission of the website, manages user authentication, and enhances overall security. The following types of cookie fall under this category: session cookie essential for website functionality, authentication cookie, and security cookie.
|Cookie Name||What does it do?||Retention Period|
|_ga||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years|
|_gat||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||1 day|
|_gid||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||1 day|
|_hjid||Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.||Session|
|__widgetsettings||Collects data on user behaviour and interaction in order to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.||Persistant|
|_fbp||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.||3 months|
|_hjIncludedInSample||Determines if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder.||Session|
|AA003||Collects information on visitor behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used on the website, in order to optimize the relevance of advertisement.||3 months|
|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.||Session|
|GPS||Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.||1 days|
|https://cx.atdmt.com/||Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers.||Session|
|i/jot/syndication||Used by twitter.Pixel Tracker||Session|
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.||1 year|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.||179 days|
|YSC||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Session|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session|
|yt-remote-device-id||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Persistent|
|yt-remote-fast-check-period||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session|
|yt-remote-session-app||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session|
|yt-remote-session-name||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session|
Website functionality cookie: Our website utilises this cookie to offer specific functionalities that enhance your browsing experience. This cookie is employed to retain your preferences and deliver improved, personalised features. It’s important to note that this cookie is not utilised to track your browsing activities on other websites. The cookie we employ in this context include:
|Cookie Name||What does it do?||Retention Period|
|lang||Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website||Session|
Social media cookie: This cookie enables users to share content from our website on various social media platforms. It’s important to note that third parties manage this cookie, so it’s advisable to review their respective privacy policies to comprehend their functionality.
Utilisation of IP Addresses and Web Logs: Additionally, we might utilise your IP address and browser type to assist in diagnosing server issues, managing our website, and enhancing the quality of our service. An IP address is a numerical code that identifies your computer when connected to the internet. This information could also be used to collect general demographic data. We might conduct IP lookups to determine the source domain (e.g. google.com) to gain more accurate insights into our users’ demographics.
Keeping your Personal Information Safe
The cookie we employ do not retain personal details like your name, address, contact number, or email in a manner that external parties can access. These cookie are not designed to scan or access your computer, smartphone, or internet-enabled device for information about you or your family, nor can they read any content stored on your hard drive. We utilise a limited set of cookie that store encrypted variants of data, especially when you have specifically requested, such as the Login OTP generated to identify you during your active usage of the website.
How to Manage Cookie Through the Browser?
Managing cookie by making adjustments at the browser level. This can include enabling, disabling, or removing cookie. To achieve this, refer to the guidance provided by your specific browser. This information is typically located in sections like “Help,” “Tools,” or “Edit.”
It’s important to note that disabling a cookie or a group of cookie doesn’t automatically erase the cookie from your browser. You’ll need to perform this action manually within your browser settings. If you choose to disable specific cookie, any information collected through cookie prior to your preference change will still be utilised. However, we will cease using the disabled cookie to gather additional information.
Please be aware that if you activate a browser setting that rejects the placement of some or all cookie (including essential cookie), it might result in limited access to certain portions or functionalities of our website.
When we provide links to external websites, it’s important to recognize that these sites operate under their own distinct privacy and cookie policies, which regulate the handling of any information you provide. We advise you to review their respective policies, as we do not assume responsibility or liability for their privacy practices.