Cookie Policy


Last updated: 14/05/2018 

We collect certain information by automated means when you visit (our “Site”), such as how many users visited our Site and the pages accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor the Site to our visitors. We collect this information through various means such as “cookies,” “web beacons” and IP addresses, as explained below.  


Like many companies, some of our Site may use “cookies.” Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit certain websites. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. We may use cookies to tell us, for example, whether you have visited us before or if you are a new visitor and to help us identify site features in which you may have the greatest interest. Cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site. We use the following cookies: 

Strictly necessary cookies 

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. 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 

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site 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 Site. 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).  

Targeting cookies 

These cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.   

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





Used as a security measure to prevent cross-site request forgery 

When session ends 


Used as a security measure to prevent cross-site request forgery 

When session ends 


Used to collect anonymous usage information about visitors to the site (such as what pages they visited) 

90 days 


Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how visitors use the website

2 years

_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate When session ends
 _gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how visitors use the website  2 years
 _stid Registers a unique ID that identifies a visitor's device for return visits  1 year
 _unam Stores a visitors navigation history including what pages have been visited and for how long  9 months
 ads/ga-audiences Used by Google AdWord to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites. When session ends
collect Used by Google Analytics to track visitors devices and behaviour across marketing channels. When session ends
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Used to estimate a visitors' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube visodes 179 days
YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics on what videos from YouTube the visitor has seen When session ends
_sharethis_cookie  Used to track visitor statistics when sharing pages on the site through social media links When session ends


Certain pages on our Site may contain “web beacons” (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by the third party. 


An IP address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our Site, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what geographic regions our website visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our Site. 


By continuing to use our Site, you are agreeing to our placing cookies on your computer in order to analyse the way you use our Site. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of this Site, you must stop using our Site. 


Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details. 

If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings. For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: 


If you have any questions about our information practices, please contact us by email at or in writing at  

Data Protection Officer, 

Fortium Technologies Ltd, 

Unit 6 Bridgend Business Centre, 

Bennet St, 


CF31 3SH,