About cookies

Cookies are small data files downloaded to your device when you visit our website.

Cookies are used by websites for lots of practical reasons, and are in no way harmful. In fact, they are designed to make your online experience more pleasant.

Some are necessary for the website to function. Others are used to establish statistics that help us offer you a more pleasant experience. There are different kinds of cookies. This website uses functional, tracking and third-party cookies.

You can find some useful information about the technical aspects of Cookies here:

What kind of cookies are used?

A cookie can be categorised according to its lifespan, its purpose and the domain to which it belongs. In terms of lifespan, a cookie can be:

  • A session cookie, which is deleted once the user closes the browser
  • A persistent cookie, which stays on the user’s computer / device for a predefined period.

As for the domain to which it belongs, there are:

  • First-party cookies, which are defined by the web server of the page visited and share the same domain;
  • Third-party cookies, stored by a different domain from that of the page visited. This might be when a web page refers to a file, such as JavaScript, located outside its domain.

We use 3 kinds of cookies:

  • essential cookies – cookies that allow the website to function properly, as well as all of its features;
  • analytical / performance cookies – cookies that collect data about the website’s performance and how you are using the website. These cookies help us improve how the website works;
  • functionality cookies – cookies that allow the website to remember the choices that you make (such as your language) and to provide enhanced or personalised functions.

Cookies uses on this website

An overview of the cookies used on this website can be found in the table below:

Name Set by Purpose Lifetime
_GRECAPTCHA Google This cookie is used to provide spam protection. 6 months
_ga Google Analytics Used to distinguish users. 2 years
_ga_J2NN827X8H Google Analytics Used to persist session state. 2 years
_gat_gtag_UA_67408339_1 Google Analytics This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.
_gid Google Analytics Used to distinguish users. 1 day
cookie-agreed transrad-2022 This cookie is set when the visitor agrees to the cookie consent. 1 year
wp-wpml_current_language WPML To store language settings. 1 day

Cookie settings

You can prevent cookies from being stored by changing your browser settings.

The cookie settings can vary from one browser to another. See the “Help” menu for your browser to find out how to change your cookie preferences.

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