Cookie Policy

Version 1.0 / UPDATED 13/05/2022

Our use of cookies?

Our Platform uses cookies. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Platform and also allows us to improve it and our services, among other things.

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 Platform. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Platform, stake tokens or make purchases.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Platform when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Platform 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 Platform. 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 Platform, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Platform and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

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

1) Tracking_ga

This cookie is used to distinguish users on your Platform. It calculates visitor, session, campaign data and keeps track of site usage for the Platform’s analytics report. This cookie has a default expiration time of two years.

This cookie enables us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • Register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the Platform.
  • Recognise you when you return to our Platform.
  • Optimise Platform with analytics about usage.

2) _gid

This cookie is used to distinguish users on our Platform. It is used to store information on how visitors use the Platform and helps in creating an analytics report of how the Platform is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, their source, and the pages visited. This cookie expires after 24 hours.

This cookie enables us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage pattern and visitor source.
  • Optimise our website and generate Platform usage analytics reports to help us understand how it is used.

3) Tracking_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. This cookie expires after 1 minute.

This cookie enables us to:

  • Optimise our Platform so we can ensure it runs smoothly by limiting the amount of data collected on high traffic pages.

Third Party Cookies

Please note that we use Google Analytics, a service offered by Google, Inc. (“Google”), on our Platform.  In order for Google Analytics to function, Google drops a cookie onto your device.  We do not control the data collected through Google Analytics.  The cookie is reportedly used to identify a web session, and to store information about that session on the Platform, among other things.

The third party cookies used are operated by Google, Inc.

You may be able to opt out of Google Analytics tracking, you can download a browser add-on here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Blocking of Cookies

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 Platform.