Cookie Policy

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. 

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. 

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 or performance cookies. These 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 saved content).

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

Cookie NamePurposeLifespan
_ga, _gid, _gat_gtagThese Analytical cookies enable us to:
(a) Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
(b) Analyse visitor habits, popular content and traffic sources
(c) Analyse visitor geographic location, network domain, primary language and device settings.
2 years
ustFavoriteCompaniesThis Performance cookie allows us to:
(a) Recognise you when you return to our site
(b) Store information about your preferences and saved content, to allow us to customise our site to show you relevant content
30 days
wordpress_sec, wordpress_logged_in, wp-settings-XX, wp-settings-time-XX, _hjSessionUser, itsec_hb_login, wordpress_test_cookie, wp_lang, cf_clearanceThese Strictly Necessary cookies are required for the website to function correctly, and to allow users to log in and manage their account.Session, 1 day, Session, 1 year, 1 year, 1 year, 1 day, Session, Session, 1 year

Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies:

Google Analytics
Google DoubleClick

We do not share the information collected by cookies with any third parties.

You can 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 strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.