A cookie is a small piece of data that may be stored on your computer or mobile device. It allows a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time.

Further information on cookies can be found here.


This site uses 3 different types of cookie,

  • Session Cookies – not stored on your computer
  • Persistent Cookies
  • Media Sharing Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used as part of the registration process for financial security purposes. A session cookie is also used to remember your language preference when viewing the site. These session cookies are erased when you close your browser, or after a few minutes of inactivity.

Persistent Cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a predetermined length of time when you visit this site. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.

Our sites contain links to Facebook, Twitter and other similar social media sites that enable you to share the content of our websites with other people via social media. When you use these share buttons, a third-party cookie is installed. If you are connected to a social media site when browsing our websites, the share button will allow you to link the content viewed to your social media user account.  If you do not want the social media site to link the information gathered through our sites to your user account, you will need to log out of the social media site first.


Cookies used on

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
lang session Remembers the user’s language version of a website.
_ga 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat session Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid session Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
ads/ga-audiences session Used by Google AdWords to reengage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor ‘s online behaviour across websites.
Fr 3 months Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
impression.php/# session Used by Facebook to register impressions on pages with the Facebook login button.
Tr session
ct_traffic_source_cookie 29 days


Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“third party cookies”), or those from specific websites.

This Cookie Policy forms part of our overall Privacy Policy.