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Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy.

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, 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.You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.
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What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website 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 cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The 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 websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, 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?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.
CookieDescription
Necessary
viewed_cookie_policyThe GDPR Cookie Consent plugin sets the cookie to store whether or not the user has consented to use cookies. It does not store any personal data.
CookieLawInfoConsentCookieYes sets this cookie to record the default button state of the corresponding category and the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessarySet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie records the user consent for the cookies in the “Necessary” category.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functionalThe GDPR Cookie Consent plugin sets the cookie to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Functional”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performanceSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie stores the user consent for cookies in the category “Performance”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie records the user consent for the cookies in the “Analytics” category.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisementSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie records the user consent for the cookies in the “Advertisement” category.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-othersSet by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie stores user consent for cookies in the category “Others”.
__cf_bmThis cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.
Functional
yt-remote-device-idYouTube sets this cookie to store the user’s video preferences using embedded YouTube videos.
ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEYThe cookie ytidb::LAST_RESULT_ENTRY_KEY is used by YouTube to store the last search result entry that was clicked by the user. This information is used to improve the user experience by providing more relevant search results in the future.
yt-player-headers-readableThe yt-player-headers-readable cookie is used by YouTube to store user preferences related to video playback and interface, enhancing the user’s viewing experience.
yt-remote-connected-devicesYouTube sets this cookie to store the user’s video preferences using embedded YouTube videos.
yt-remote-session-appThe yt-remote-session-app cookie is used by YouTube to store user preferences and information about the interface of the embedded YouTube video player.
yt-remote-cast-installedThe yt-remote-cast-installed cookie is used to store the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-session-nameThe yt-remote-session-name cookie is used by YouTube to store the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-cast-availableThe yt-remote-cast-available cookie is used to store the user’s preferences regarding whether casting is available on their YouTube video player.
yt-remote-fast-check-periodThe yt-remote-fast-check-period cookie is used by YouTube to store the user’s video player preferences for embedded YouTube videos.
Analytics
vuidVimeo installs this cookie to collect tracking information by setting a unique ID to embed videos on the website.
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YSCYoutube sets this cookie to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEYouTube sets this cookie to measure bandwidth, determining whether the user gets the new or old player interface.
VISITOR_PRIVACY_METADATAYouTube sets this cookie to store the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain.
PREFPREF cookie is set by Youtube to store user preferences like language, format of search results and other customizations for YouTube Videos embedded in different sites.
Others
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How can I control the cookie preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Manage Cookies” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.