1.1 What is a cookie?

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file containing information which is stored on your device during your visit to our website – the period for which a cookie is stored varies depending on its nature. They help us provide you with the best possible experience when you visit our website, by enabling some of its core functionality, as well as provide us with anonymized data that helps us enhance your experience on our site.

1.2 What cookies do we use?

www.excel-ah.com uses different categories of cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience as described throughout this page.

1.2.1 ESSENTIAL COOKIES

These cookies are necessary for our website to function. They are usually set in response to your actions on our site, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

CookieDescriptionDuration
cookie_notice_acceptedThis cookie is used to track if you have accepted the use of cookies.6 Months

1.2.3 PERFORMANCE COOKIES

We work continuously to improve www.excel-ah.com’s contents, functionality and navigation for you. To do this we use analytics tools such as Google Analytics which help us understand how users navigate around the site on an anonymous and aggregated level and improve the relevance of our contents.

CookieDescriptionDuration
_gaThis cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites’ analytics reports.2 years
_galiThis cookie is associated with Google Analytics. This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our site.30 seconds
_gatThis cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.1 minute
_gidThis cookie is associated with Google Analytics. It is used to distinguish users.24 hours

If you do not allow those cookies, we will not know that you have visited our website and will not be able monitor its performance and the quality and relevance of its contents to you.

1.3 How do I turn off cookies?

1.3.1 ESSENTIAL COOKIES

Essential cookies cannot be turned off since without them, our website won’t work and that would frustrate both you and us.

1.3.3 PERFORMANCE COOKIES

We don’t collect personal data through performance cookies but if you’d like to opt-out, you may download & install Google Analytics’ Opt-Out browser add-on which is available for all major browsers and read more about it on Google’s support site.

1.4 Want to know more?

You can adjust your preferences for all cookie categories by changing your web browser’s settings to automatically reject the storage of cookies or to inform you when a website wants to store cookies on your computer. Depending on the selected browser settings, some cookie-based website functionality may stop working and negatively impact your experience on our website.

If you have already visited our site and previously agreed to the use of cookies, you can revoke cookie consent and clear those from your device through your web browser settings. Browser specific information on how to achieve this can be found in your browser’s support pages or on www.allaboutcookies.org, which provides a comprehensive how-to guide per browser and a wealth of information about cookies. You can also contact us with any questions at marketing@excel-ah.com.