Cookies settings

When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to, to make your online experience easier by saving browsing information. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience.

There are two types of cookies, the first-party cookies, created by the website you visit and hosted by ESG, and third-party cookies, created by other websites. Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies.

Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our settings.

For more information on the cookies, please consult the “Cookies Policy” available in the footer.

Cookies Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you. Cookies permit to “remember” your actions or preferences on a limited period. Depending on the type cookies, cookies will:

  • Be stored temporarily in your browser’s memory, and destroyed when it is closed down, (“Session Cookies”)
  • Be saved on your computer so that when you close it down and start it up again, it can still be there (“Persistent Cookies”). The Persistent Cookies are created by giving them a limited lifespan, provided for each cookie in the tables below.

We use internal cookies, allowing us to memorize information like your language choices or your connection information.  These cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting. These third-party cookies allow other organizations to generally help us to analyze how our site is being used, measure the number of visitors to the site, and display advertising.

No cookie which is not strictly necessary for the website to function will be stored on your device without your prior consent. You can consent globally or for each purpose or withdraw your consent at any time on the “Cookie Settings” page.

Cookies on website

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

collectsessionUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavioue. Track the visitor accros devices and marketing channels.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary1 hourThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
csrftoken11 monthsThis cookie is associated with Django web development platform for python. Used to help protect the website against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks
GPS1 dayRegisters a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
IDE1 yearUsed by Google DoubleClik to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of mesuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user
ig_did9 yearsnull
mid9 yearsThe cookie is set by Instagram. The cookie is used to distinguish users and to show relevant content, for better user experience and security.
pagead/1p-user-list/#sessionUsed by
PHPSESSIDsessionThis cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
test_cookie1 dayUsed by to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
urlgensessionThe cookie is set by instagram to enable the user to browse through the website securely by preventing any cross-site request forgery.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE179 daysUsed by to try to estimate the user's bandwidth on pages with integrated youtube videos.
YSCsessionUsed by to register a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from youtube the user has seen.
yt-remote-cast-installedsessionUsed by to store the user's video player preferences using embedded youtube video
yt-remote-connected-devicespersistentUsed by to store the user's video player preferences using embedded youtube video
yt-remote-device-idpersistentUsed by to store the user's video player preferences using embedded youtube video.
yt-remote-fast-check-periodsessionUsed by to store the user's video player preferences using embedded youtube video.
yt-remote-session-appsessionUsed by to store the user's video player preferences using embedded youtube video.
yt-remote-session-namesessionUsed by to store the user's video player preferences using embedded youtube video.