Cookie Policy

To make our website work properly, we place small data files called cookies on your device. Most websites do this to enhance the browsing experience.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

A number of our pages use cookies to:

  • Know if you are logged into Google or Facebook
    • This allows you to use our ‘Like!’, ‘Share’, ‘+1’ and ‘Follow on G+’ buttons.
    • This also helps us to show more relevant data in our maps (if you are logged into Google)
    • (Logging into Google and Facebook in your browser may create cookies of their own, and may check for these cookies.)
  • Know if you have replied to a pop-up or survey that about your site experience
    • This helps to avoid bothering you with repeated pop-ups or surveys
    • These also helps us to know how many people are responding.
  • Help facilitate purchases in our online store
    • This helps to make sure you do not need to constantly log in or enter information over and over
    • Payment services like Paypal also make use of cookies.
  • Know if you have agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this site
    • This prevents you from having to accept the cookie notice on every page
    • If you do not agree to our use of cookies, our site will not function correctly and certain parts will not be available. You may turn off cookies in your browser settings.
    • You can remove our cookies by closing the website and clearing your browser cookies. 

In addition, some documents, newsletters and videos embedded in our webpages (and the Google services supporting them) may also make use of cookies to anonymously gather statistics and referral data.

Cookies are necessary for parts of the website to work and will provide you with a better, smoother browsing experience. You may delete or block these cookies, but some features our site will not work as intended.

The cookie-related information saved by is not used to identify you personally and the data collected is under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

Google, Facebook and Paypal may make use of their own cookies and the data provided by these cookies is under their control

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.