Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies enable functionality on the Commissum website, including: – Identifying when you return to the website, to allow us to respond to you as an individual – Analysing activity on our website to provide you with a better experience

1. Why Do We Set Cookies?

Cookies help us to provide you with a better experience. Our cookies are not used to identify you personally. Our cookies are used to track user journeys and to enable Commissum personnel to perform tasks within the admin interface.

Where permitted by law, we may combine information we receive from other websites, mobile applications and sources, with information you give to us and information we collect about you, including cookie information. This will not identify you.

2. How Can I Manage My Cookies?

When visiting our website you can choose to accept or decline the cookies that are being used. You will still be able to use the website if you decline our use of cookies.

In addition to controlling the cookies by means of the banner that is displayed to you when you first visit our site, you may use your browser settings (e.g., in Chrome, Safari, and others) to control individual cookies. Consult the Help files for your specific browser. Information on cookies is available at

Do Not Track (DNT): this is a feature used by some browsers to send a signal to websites to indicate that the browser should not be tracked, which will cause cookies used for purposes such as analytics and advertising to be disabled. As there are no current standards on implementing this feature, we currently do not react to any DNT signals.

4.  What Cookies Do We Set?

We have listed below all cookies we use, and their purpose and expiry. No cookies that we set are mandatory for the operation of the website, except for a localStorage cookie to record your acceptance or rejection of the others and a  Locomotive cookie that is only set on the machines of staff authorised third parties that manage the website.

Provider: Commissum

Cookie Name: noFirstVisit (localStorage, client side access only)

Purpose: Keeps track of whether the visitor has accessed pages on site before

Expiry: Never, unless the cache is cleared manually or automatically

Provider: Google Analytics

Cookie Name: _utma

Purpose: Keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site

Expiry: After 2 years

Provider: Google Analytics

Cookie Name: _utmb

Purpose: Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site

Expiry: When you close your browser

Provider: Google Analytics

Cookie Name: _utmc

Purpose: Takes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site

Expiry: After 30 minutes

Provider: Google Analytics

Cookie Name: _utmz

Purpose: Information on how the site was reached (e.g., directly, via a link, or organic search)

Expiry: After 6 months