Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in below:

  • ASPXFORMSAUTH - This is a session cookie that is utilised for post login. The cookie is generated at the time of log in for ensuring the site user remains logged in as they browse the site pages as well auditing activity and security controls. The cookie is deleted as the user closes the browser, when the user explicitly logs out, or visits any page after 20 minutes of inactivity and are logged out automatically, whichever is first.
  • ASP.NET_SessionId - This is a session cookie to maintain the state of the session for the user while they are browsing the site from page to page. This cookie is also deleted once the browser session is closed entirely.
  • disc_accepted - This cookie is created when a user accepts the popup disclaimer on every page and indicates such for subsequent page visits. The cookie expires at the end of the browser session.
  • returnUrl - This is a session cookie that is used for post-login. This cookie is generated during the first step of log in (before showing disclaimer or forced password update) and is removed when the user closes the browser, presses agree (if no forced password) or presses “OK” after updating their password/security question.  

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.