Cookie Policy

Our website uses “Cookies” to collect non-personal information, such as the areas of our website you visit. A Cookie is a small text-only file stored on your device. The non-personal information we collect is used help improve the functionality of our website and to provide the best possible service to you.

Below is a breakdown of the cookies used on our website split into 4 categories: user experience, YouTube videos, analytics and marketing.

User experience

These cookies are essential to help our website to function correctly. Disabling these may cause the website to no longer work.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsNon-essential11 monthsUsed to remember which options are selected in the cookie settings
cookielawinfo-checkbox-marketingNon-essential11 monthsUsed to remember which options are selected in the cookie settings
cookielawinfo-checkbox-user-experienceNon-essential11 monthsUsed to remember which options are selected in the cookie settings
cookielawinfo-checkbox-youtube-videosNon-essential11 monthsUsed to remember which options are selected in the cookie settings
DYNSRVEssentialSessionThis is required to manage server traffic demand to keep the performance of the website from running smoothly.
PHPSESSIDEssentialSessionUsed to maintain a user session, such as a logged-in status when going between pages.
test_cookieNon-essential15 minutesThis cookie is used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
viewed_cookie_policyEssential1 hourThis is used to track when visitors have viewed and accepted the cookie notification bar message.

YouTube videos

We use embedded YouTube videos throughout the website to help deliver how-to guides. These cookies are required by YouTube to optimally serve these videos.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
GPSNon-essential30 minutesRegisters a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVENon-essential5 monthsUsed by YouTube for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes.
YSCNon-essentialSessionUsed by YouTube for storing user preferences and other unspecified purposes.

Analytics

These cookies are used by Google Analytics to help collect non-identifiable data from visitors to our website, such as the pages visited. These helpful insights help us to determine what our visitors like and go towards improving our website.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
_gaNon-essential2 yearUsed to collect non-identifiable information about visitors to the website. This information is used to improve the website functionality.
_gatNon-essential1 minuteUsed by Google Analytics to collect non-identifiable information about visitors to the website. This information is used to improve the website functionality.
_gidNon-essential1 dayUsed to collect non-identifiable information about visitors to the website. This information is used to improve the website functionality.

Marketing

These cookies are used by third-party platforms, such as Google Adsense, to deliver advertisements on our website.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
IDENon-essential2 yearsThis cookie is used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads. This is used to target ads to the user.

Changing the Cookie settings

If you so wish, you can change which Cookies are used on our website by using the button below.

Note, disabling some of these Cookies may cause certain aspects to no longer function correctly.

Settings

Other useful opt-out options

If you so wish, you can opt-out of enabling Cookies from Google Analytics directly. To do this, visit the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on by clicking here.

If you so wish, you can opt-out of Google Adsense ads personalization by using Google’s Ads Settings by clicking here.

Updates

We may update the information in our Cookie Policy from time to time. Any updates will be posted on this page, with the corresponding date of changes.

Last updated: 07/12/2018