Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies, which are small files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience.

This page describes what information they gather, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however this may downgrade or “break” certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies, read more here.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site.

The Cookies We Set

Our Own Website Function Cookies

Some of the cookies we use are strictly necessary for our website to function, and we don’t ask for your consent to place these on your computer. These cookies are shown below.

Cookie Name Purpose Further Information
PHPSESSID Preserves user session state across page requests.  

However, for those cookies that are useful but not strictly necessary, we will always ask for your consent before placing them. These are:

Cookie Name Purpose Further Information
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.  
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.  
_gat Used By Google Analytics  
GPS YouTube Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos
YSC YouTube Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen
PREF YouTube cookie remembers basic preferences, such as choice of language, format of search results, how to display information, …: so the visitor don’t need to set preferences each time he use the site
Lang   Remembers the use’s selected language version of a website.

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using, how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us continuously improve our website.

We use Google Analytics. Privacy Policy:

Advertising Cookies

Cookies are widely used in online advertising. Neither us, advertisers, nor our advertising partners can gain personally identifiable information from these cookies. We only work with advertising partners who work to accepted privacy standards such as

You can learn more about online advertising at You can opt out of almost all advertising cookies at