Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains:

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.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

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. In this case our essential cookies mostly involve systems for us to log in to the website to update it or keep you safe with additional site security measures.

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. In our case we have specifically kept away from services that might share or reuse your data for marketing purposes.

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.

_ga CookieThese cookies are from Google Analytics, which we use to make sure you are finding pages that you may want. Please feel free to block it if you don't want to be tracked in analytics.
Cookie Law InfoSettings from the cookie tracking plugin to tell us what your cookie preferences are, so we don't have to ask you on every page. These include: -
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-others
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics
  • cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary
Piwik / Matomo TrackingThis is an analytics plugin we had running on the site. It should be deleted now as it is no longer used, so new visitors should not see this. For more information on these cookies, please see
SlimStat TrackingThis is our current analytics package and keeps all information within the site itself. It is not a requirements, but does help us find out what people are interested in.
viewed_cookie_policyThis tracks to see whether you have checked the cookie checkbox so we don't need to ask you on every page.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

Recommended browser for cookie management at the time of writing is probably Firefox with it’s protection system and “cookie jar” approach to cookie management –

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,