Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. Cookies will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

Two types of cookies are used on this web site – session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, and persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).

Cookies allow us to obtain information regarding users of our site which essentially helps us to provide you with a better user experience and tailor our services to your individual needs. We may collect information such as your IP address, web browser details and online activity. We will not however collect or store any of your passwords or other highly sensitive data.

By using our website with your browser settings adjusted to accept all cookies, we will take this to mean that you want to use our products and services, and that you consent to our use of cookies and other technologies as described in this Policy.

The Cookies that we use

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Provider Expiration Purpose More Information
__atuvc safari-consultants.com 13 months Updates the counter of a website’s social sharing features. N/A
__atuvs safari-consultants.com Session Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis. N/A
__utm.gif google-analytics.com Session Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor’s browser and computer. https://ssl.google-analytics.com/ga.js
__utma safari-consultants.com 2 years Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics. https://ssl.google-analytics.com/ga.js
__utmb safari-consultants.com Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. N/A
__utmc safari-consultants.com Session Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit. N/A
__utmt safari-consultants.com Session Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server. N/A
__utmz safari-consultants.com 6 months Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics. N/A
_at.cww safari-consultants.com Persistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis N/A
0tc addthis.com 13 months Registers the user’s sharing of content via social media. http://www.addthis.com
at-rand safari-consultants.com Persistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis N/A
bt2 addthis.com 255 days Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to keep a record of parts of the site that has been visited in order to recommend other parts of the site http://www.addthis.com
di2 addthis.com 1 year Unclassified http://www.addthis.com
IDE doubleclick.net 2 years Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficancy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. https://stats.g.doubleclick.net/
loc addthis.com 13 months Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level). http://www.addthis.com
mus addthis.com 1 year Unclassified http://www.addthis.com
ouid addthis.com 1 year Unclassified http://www.addthis.com
r/collect doubleclick.net Session Unclassified https://stats.g.doubleclick.net/
sess adnxs.com Session Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. www.adnxs.com
SEUNCY semasio.net 179 days Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device for return visits. http://www.samasio.net
TapAd_DID tapad.com 2 months Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user. http://www.tapad.com
TapAd_TS tapad.com 2 months Used to determine what type of devices (smartphones, tablets, computers, TVs etc.) is used by a user. http://www.tapad.com
TDCPM adsrvr.org 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. www.adsrvr.org
TDID adsrvr.org 1 year Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. www.adsrvr.org
test_cookie doubleclick.net Session Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. https://stats.g.doubleclick.net/
uid addthis.com 1 year Creates a unique, machine-generated user ID. AddThis, which is owned by Clearspring Technologies, uses the user ID to make it possible for the user to share content across social networks and provide detailed statistics to various providers. http://www.addthis.com
uuid2 adnxs.com 3 months Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads. www.adnxs.com
uvc addthis.com 13 months Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user. http://www.addthis.com
vc addthis.com 1 year Used by the social sharing platform AddThis http://www.addthis.com

 
Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies

Objecting to Cookies

Most browsers have options that allow the visitor to control whether the browser will accept cookies, reject cookies, or notify the visitor each time a cookie is sent. You may elect to reject or block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Lifetime of Cookies

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire within the time-frames that are stipulated in the table above.

Further information

To find out more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.