What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your devices that help us better understand user behaviour, tell us which parts of the Site people have visited and measure the effectiveness of advertisements.
Cookies help us understand how visitors use our Site, letting you better navigate between pages, and generally improving your browsing experience.
We treat information collected by cookies as non-personal information. However, according to the GDPR, IP addresses are considered as personal data, so we also treat this information as personal.
- Limit ads frequency (the number of times you may see our advertisements);
- Determine original referral sources when visitors get to the Site;
- Remarket GiniMachine ads as our Site visitors browse the internet;
- Understand the value of our advertising campaigns, so we can improve our marketing strategies.
What types of cookies do we use?
Based on the International Chamber of Commerce UK Cookie Guide, on our website we use the following types of cookies:
- Analytical cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for example which pages visitors go to most often.
- Advertising cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to your interests.
We may also use session cookies, which are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and will expire at the end of the visitor session. And persistent cookies that are saved on your device for a predefined period of time and will remain valid until its set expiry date.
On top of this, we may use first-party cookies that are set and can be read only by our Site and third-party cookies that are set by different companies, such as a third-party analytics organization.
In the table below, you can find out more about each cookie file that we use, and for what purpose we do it:
Analytical cookies help us understand how visitors interact with the Site.
|Quantcast||__qca, mc||1 year||Collects anonymous data on the user’s visit to the Site with the purpose of generating reports for optimising the website content.|
|Google Analytics||_ga||2 years||Register a unique ID to generate statistical data on how visitors use the Site.|
|_gat||Session||Used to throttle request rate.|
|_gid||24 hours||Register a unique ID to generate statistical data on how visitors use the Site.|
|Yandex Metrica||_ym_uid||2 years||Measures and analyzes traffic on the Site.|
|_ym_visorc||Session||Collects statistical information about the Site traffic.|
|_ym_isad||24 hours||Collects information about how visitors use the Site.|
|1P_JAR, OTZ, SIDCC, S||Browser session to 2 years||1P_JAR gathers website statistics, and track conversion rates. OTZ is used for website traffic information. S cookie may collect certain information to improve services, like whether users get error messages from certain pages. SIDCC is a security cookie used to protect user’s data from unauthorized access.|
|HSID||Session||Used by Google to store user preferences and information of Google maps.|
|Google Maps||SAPISID, SID, SSID||Browser session to 2 years||Used by Google to measure traffic and save settings, for example to identify which browser is used and what settings are used.|
|CloudFlare||Cfduid||5 years||Used to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.|
|Optimizely||optimizely EndUserId, optimizely Buckets, optimizely Segments||5 years||Used to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.|
Advertising Cookies show you advertisements about the products you have just viewed on a website.
|Google Double Click||DSID, IDE, _gads||Browser session to 6 months||Used to personalize online ads shown to users based on previous visits to our website.|
|AID, APISID||Session||Google uses these cookies, based on recent searches and interactions, to customise ads on Google websites.|
|Microsoft Bing||MUID, MUIDB, SRCHUID, SRCHUSR, _uetsid||24 months||Connects data from the Bing advertising network with actions performed on the Site.|
|DV/NID||Browser session to 6 Months||Google ad personalisation.|
|_ncuid||2 years||These cookies enable us to track visitor activity from our Twitter ads on our website, and also to allow users to share content from our websites.|
How to delete cookies?
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, however you can set your browser to decline/block them. You can delete cookies in your browser settings, please note that discarding cookies can make some parts of the Site unusable.
You can find how to delete cookies in the table below:
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie setting in Opera
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