Cookie Policy

Cookie Usage Explained - Your Privacy Matters

This cookie policy (“Cookie Policy”) is intended to inform you how uses “cookies” and similar technologies on this website (“Site”) and in emails and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Site or receiving an email. Please take a moment to read and understand this Cookie Policy. This Cookie Policy should also be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy 


Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or code pieces, often including an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and access information from it. Information gathered through cookies and similar technologies may include the visit date and time and how you use the particular website or mobile application. For information about Do-Not-Track signals and similar mechanisms, click here.

First and Third-party cookies

We use first and third-party cookies on our Site. First-party cookies are cookies placed by us to collect information about you. However, certain cookies available on our Site are placed by third-party website operators. This means that the information about you collected by those third-party cookies will be shared with the relevant third party. Please refer to the relevant third-party website operator’s privacy notice for more information about how they may use such information.

You should be aware that applications you use to access our Site, such as your web browser, may also place cookies on your device when visiting our Site or other websites. An example would be when you sign into Google Chrome using a Google Account (please note this is distinct from our use of Google Analytics – which is set out below). We have no control over these cookies, so you will need to manage these cookies in the settings of the relevant applications.

For more details on cookies and similar technologies, please visit All About Cookies.

For the remaining sections of this Cookie Policy, we will refer to all technologies using the above features as “cookies.”

Please note that our Site may link to third-party websites not operated by us (including websites operated by our partners, which may have a similar look and feel to the Site). Where you follow links from our Site to a third party’s website, that website may place different cookies on your device. Again, you should check the relevant privacy and/or cookie notice for more information about how that third party uses cookies.


All cookies have expiration dates that determine how long they stay in your browser:
Session Cookies are temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically erased) whenever you close your browser.
Persistent Cookies – these usually have an expiration date and stay in your browser until they expire or until you manually delete them.
More information is provided below about how long cookies from our Site stay in your browser.


Category 1: strictly necessary cookies
Category 1 cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site.

Category 2: performance cookies
Category 2 cookies collect information about how visitors use our Site, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that specifically identifies a visitor. All information that these cookies collect is aggregated and, therefore, anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Site works. Category 2 cookies only collect information about the Site usage for our benefit as the Site operator.

Configuration of cookie settings
You may refuse our use of cookies at any time, when you start navigating the Site or after first accepting the cookies. You may also configure your browser settings to limit or exclude the use of cookies or to delete the cookies already placed on your computer. However, in such cases, you might be unable to use certain Site functionalities.

Cookie settings can vary from one browser to another. The below hyperlinks provide further guidance on how to disable the use of cookies on your browser and/or on how to delete cookies:

Please note that where cookies are dropped by third parties who operate the application through which you access the Site (such as Google Chrome), you will need to manage those cookie settings through the relevant third-party application.

Furthermore, if you do not want to be tracked by Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

For further information on Google Analytics and its use of cookies, please consult the Google Analytics cookie policy.

Please note that where we use Google cookies to collect information about your use of this Site, such information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, we have activated the IP anonymization function on this website so that Google will shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the EEA previously. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In exceptional situations where your personal data is transferred into a Google server in the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US-Privacy Shield, 


The following description sets out more information about the individual cookies we may use on our Site and the purposes for which they are used: 

Category: Necessary (1)
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
CookieConsentpixelpulse.digitalHTTP1 year
First found URL:
Cookie purpose description: Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain
Initiator: Script tag, page source line number 35
Data is sent to: Ireland (adequate)
Adequate country under GDPR (EU)
Category: Statistics (2)
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
_gapixelpulse.digitalHTTP2 years
First found URL:
Cookie purpose description: Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website and dates for the first and most recent visit.
First found URL:
Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Data is sent to: United States (not adequate)
_ga_#pixelpulse.digitalHTTP2 years
First found URL:
Cookie purpose description: Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit.
Initiator: Script tag, page source line number 22Source:
Data is sent to: United States (not adequate)