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.

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

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.

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.

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.

_gathird party2 yearsTracking cookie for analytics.js. Used to distinguish users. Google Analytics cookies to track users as they navigate the website and help improve the website's usability.
_gatthird party1 minuteUsed to distinguish users.
_gat_gtag_[ID of website]third party1 minuteIdentification code of website for tracking visits by Google Analytics.
_gat_UAthird party10 minutesTracking cookie for analytics.js. Used to throttle request rate.
_gidthird party24 hoursUsed to distinguish users.
1P_JARsession1 weekThese cookies are used by Google to display personalized advertisements on Google sites, based on recent searches and previous interactions.
APISID, DV, SSID, SID, SAPISID, NID, LOGIN_INFO, HSIDsession2 yearsThese cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback. For more information, read the general Google Privacy policy.
CONSENTpersistent20 years and 1 monthGoogle cookie consent tracker.
pll_languagepersistent1 yearThe website uses this cookie to remember the language selected by the user when he comes back to visit again the website. This cookie is also used to get the language information when not available in another way.
PREFsession8 monthMost Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘PREF’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites. The PREF cookie may store your preferences and other information, in particular your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
SIDCCsession3 month“SIDCC” is a security cookie to protect a user’s data from unauthorized access.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEsession8 months from set/updateA cookie that YouTube sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old. The YouTube Cookies are only installed when you press play.
wordpress_sessionsessionWordPress cookie for a logged in user.
wordpress_logged_in_session2 weeksWordPress cookie for a logged in user.
wordpress_test_cookiesessionsessionWordPress test cookie.
wp-settings-timepersistent1 yearWordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
YSCsessionsessionThis cookie is set by YouTube to track views of embedded videos.

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.

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,