What is a cookie?
A “cookie” is technology that allows our website to store tokens of information (an ‘identifier’) in your browser used only by our website while you are on our website. Cookies are not used to determine the personal identity of anyone who is merely visiting our website. They serve to help us track traffic patterns to determine a user’s preferred location and language, to optimize a user’s experience, and, if applicable, for us to direct a user to the correct country home page when they visit our website. On specific pages of our website, cookies are used to help us track your interests while you browse the internet. This is to assist us to understand what is important to you and to tailor more relevant content for you.
What cookies do we use?
Type 1 Cookies
Example: CMSSESSID67392540 – a session cookie.
These cookies are essential, as they ensure your security and privacy when you use our secure sites, as well as enabling you to move around a website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you’ve asked for (such as access to secure areas) can’t be provided. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.
Type 2 Cookies
Examples: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz – Google analytics cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.
Type 3 Cookies
Examples: _apt_user_id, _apt_session_id.
We set first-party domain cookies only. These are used for analytical purposes and are non-intrusive. They are not shared with any third-parties and are used purely for the purposes of improving the customers’ journey and experience.
The cookies we set allow us to track and record web visit data. The cookies names we set are:
_apt_user_id and _apt_session_id.
_apt_user_id allows us to identify a specific user.
_apt_session_id allows us to identify a session for a user.
How do I disable cookies?
You can set your computer to warn you each time a cookie is sent or turn off all cookies (except Flash cookies) through your browser. Check your browser’s Help menu or your built-in mobile device settings to find out how. If you do not accept cookies, some features, services or activities that are available on our Websites may be affected and you may be unable to perform certain transactions, use certain functionality, and access certain content.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.