Cookie Policy



We ask that you read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on our use of cookies or similar technologies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.

For further information on cookies generally visit or

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

How do we use cookies?

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie        Name Purpose
Google Analytics _ga Enables us to identify unique visitors for analytics purposes. The cookie is installed when a user first enters our site, and when they re-enter, Google Analytics will identify them as the same user. It does not store any personally identifiable information.

Expires after 2 years.

Google Analytics _gat Enables us to manage the rate at which page view requests are made, by limiting the collection of data at times of high traffic, improving your experience of our site. It does not store any personally identifiable information.

Expires after 1 minute.

Google Analytics _gid Enables to distinguish users.

Expires after 24 hours

Google Tag Manager _dc_gtm_UA-XXXX  We embed Google Tag Manager in our website to deploy marketing tags. This tool may set cookies on your computer. Expires after 24 hours.
Session PHPSESSID Enables users to log into secure areas of the website.

Expires after the browser is closed.

Session bac_laravel_session_X Enables users to log into secure areas of the website.

Note: the name of this cookies slightly varies from site to site. The trailing “X” is replaced with the top level domain of the website you are browsing.

Expires after 4 hours.

Remember Me remember_web_xxxxxx Enables us to log you in automatically if you checked the “Remember me” option on the login form.

Expires in 5 years.

Cross-site request forgery prevention XSRF-TOKEN Enables us to prevent cross-site request forgery attacks against our website.

Expires after 4 hours.

Cookie Notice cookieconsent_status Enables us to avoid displaying the cookie notice after you dismissed it.

Expires after 1 year.

Cloudflare __cfduid Enables Cloudflare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings.

Facebook Chat widget fr We embed the Facebook Customer Chat widget in our website to engage with visitors in real time. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you access the chat. Read more at


Expires in 3 months

Addthis Share widget loc, na_id, na_tc, ouid, ssc, uid, uvc  We embed the Addthis Share widget in our website to engage with our customers. Thjs tool may set cookies on your computer.


Expires in 1 year and 1 month



We will ask for your permission (consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where these are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested.

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and requests your consent to place cookies on your device.

Third-party cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. 

How to turn off Cookies

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How to contact us

Please contact us at [email protected], if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you.

Changes to this policy

This policy was last updated in August 2019.

We may change this policy from time to time, when we do we will inform you via a notice on our website.