Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used, and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store, and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Strictly Necessary: These are the cookies that are essential for the web site to perform basic functions. These include those required to allow registered users to authenticate and perform account related functions.

Tracking/Statistics: These are set by trusted third party networks (e.g. Google Analytics) to track details such as the number of unique visitors, and pageviews to help improve the user experience.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDurationDescription
_ga2 yearsThis cookie is set by Google Analytics. It registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.
_gat_1 minuteThis cookie is set by Google Analytics. It throttles request rate.
_gid24 hoursThis cookie is set by Google Analytics. It registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.

Controlling Cookies

Visitors may wish to restrict the use of cookies, or completely prevent them from being set. Most browsers provide for ways to control cookie behavior such as the length of time they are stored — either through built-in functionality or by utilizing third party plugins.

To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit aboutcookies.org.

Some specific opt-out programs are available here:

Google Analytics – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

It’s important to note that restricting or disabling the use of cookies can limit the functionality of sites, or prevent them from working correctly at all.