How we use cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work better, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Below we explain the cookies we use and why.

Google Analytics

_ga : expires after 2 years – used to distinguish users.
_gid : expires after 24 hours – used to distinguish users.
_gat : expires after 1 minute – used to throttle request rate.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Read more about Google Analytics Privacy

YouTube cookies

PREF : Expires after 8 months
VSC : Expires at the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE : Expires after 8 months
remote_sid : Expires at the end of your session

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page

Cookie settings on your computer

You may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the “Help” section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

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