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. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent for us to set non-essential cookies.

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 analyse 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 ?

The cookies used on our website are below.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
_grecaptchaGoogle reCAPTCHA uses this cookie to help identify bots and prevent abuse of the website
_lscache_varyThis cookie is used to store whether you are logged into the site and what your user role is. It us used to help improve site performance for logged in users.
comment_author_[hash]Used to tracked comment author name, if “Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.” is checked.
comment_author_email_[hash]Used to tracked comment author email, if “Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.” is checked
comment_author_url_[hash]Used to track comment author URL, if “Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.” checkbox is checked.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsThis 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-checkbox-functionalThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-othersThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performanceThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
ls_smartpushThis cookie is set by Litespeed Server and allows the server to store settings to help improve performance of the site.
PHPSESSIDThis cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
wordpress_[hash]This cookie is used to store your authentication details when logging in.
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]This cookie stores whether or not you are logged into the site.
wordpress_test_cookieThis cookie tests if cookies are enabled on your browser, so we can provide you with the appropriate user experience.
wp-settings-{time}-[UID]This is used to customise the view of the website for logged in users.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button in the cookie consent pop-up  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 Settings link in the footer of the website. 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 or delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, please view your browser’s help.