You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies and how to control your cookie preferences.
What are cookies ?
Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse the internet.
Cookies are stored by your device’s browser either when you visit a page on a website or carry out a specific action.
As with most online services, our website uses both first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes.
First-party cookies are used for the necessary functioning of our website, to help us understand how our users interact with our website, to keep our services secure, and all in all provide you with a better and improved user experience.
We may also on occasion want to provide advertisements to our users on third-party partner platforms such as Google or Facebook.
The display of such advertisements is not controlled by our website settings but we will only interact with the cookies which they set once you have ‘Enabled’ and saved ‘Marketing’ cookies in your cookie preferences.
What types of cookies do we use ?
The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for our website to function properly.
This category only includes cookies that ensure the basic functionality and security of the website.
These cookies do not store any personal information.
|cli_user_preference||12 months||The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not a user has consented to the use of specific cookie categories. It does not store any personal data.|
|cookielawinfo-checbox-analytics||12 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".|
|cookielawinfo-checbox-functional||12 months||The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-marketing||12 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Marketing".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||12 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|CookieLawInfoConsent||!2 months||Records the default button state of the corresponding category & the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.|
|wordpress_test_cookie||session||This cookie is used to check if the cookies are enabled on the users' browser.|
Marketing cookies may sometimes be used to help us provide you with information concerning our products and services on third-party partner platforms such as Google or Facebook.
They store information about user interaction with our advertisements so that we might better tailor our products and services to their requirements.
These cookies do store personal information.
The display of such advertisements is not controlled by our website settings but the 'Marketing' cookie preference control can be used to determine whether or not our site is allowed to interact with the cookies which they set.
Analytics cookies are used to help us better understand how users interact with our website so that we might improve their experience.
The '_gat_gtag_UA_' cookie is only written when 'Marketing' permissions are also enabled.
|_ga||2 years||Used to distinguish users.|
|_ga_[....]||2 years||Used to persist session state.|
Functional cookies help to provide additional personalised functionality to our users, such as the maintaining and communicating of an equipment 'Wishlist'.
|wp-favorite-posts||1 month||Used to record items of equipment added to a 'Wishlist'.|
How can I control the cookie preferences ?
You can initially set your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Cookie Settings” button on the cookie banner at the bottom of this page and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.
Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookie Preferences….” button at the bottom of the page. This will display the cookie banner notice again, enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.
In addition to this, different browsers provide their own methods to block and delete cookies used by websites.
To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.