Cookie Statement


This website uses cookies

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.


What are cookies?


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Among other things, the cookies we use allow us to improve your experience when using our website and to ensure the website performs as you expect it to.


What are the different types of cookies?


A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

  • session cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser or
  • persistent cookie which remains on the user's computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.


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

  • first-party cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain
  • third-party cookies stored by a different domain to the visited page's domain. This can happen when the webpage references a filelocated outside its domain.


Which (type of) cookies operate on our website?


We have 1 varieties of cookies which operate on our website:

  1. Mandatory cookies;


Understanding how and why we use cookies

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.


Type Cookies name Session / Persistent First / Third Party Description and Purpose
Mandatory UID Session First Party This is session code which preserves users states across page requests.
csrf_token Session First Party This is CSRF Token which improves the security of the website.
session_id_vtech Session First Party This is session code which preserves users states across page requests.
web_lang Session First Party This is web site language cookies.

How do I change my cookie settings?


You can accept or decline cookies and can manage the cookies by using the tools we provided. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer or device by using the tools we provided or by setting your browser to not accept cookies. You can delete cookies already on your computer or device at any time.


Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:


To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.


To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit


Changes to the Cookie Statement


We may update this Cookie Statement from time to time. Please regularly check this Cookie Policy to ensure you are aware of the most updated version.

Last updated: 15/04/2019