Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

 

This Cookie Policy details how Fosh Africa (Pty) Ltd uses cookies on www.fosh.co.za (this website) and how visitors to this website can control their cookie preferences.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you visit a website. Cookies are used to store a variety of information, such as your login information, and website preferences.

3. How we use cookies

We use cookies on our website for the following purposes:

  • To track website traffic and analyse how visitors use our website;

  • To improve the overall user experience by saving the preferences set by visitors and enabling additional functionality.

4. Cookies we use

We have two main types of cookies:

  • First Party: These are cookies set by the website you are visiting. They are typically used to remember information about the user’s preferences on the website.

  • Third Party: These are cookies set by a domain other than the one being visited. They are often used for tracking and analytics purposes by third-party services integrated into the website.

 

Cookies can also be active just for your current session or remain persistent:

  • Session cookies: Session cookies are temporary cookies that are deleted when you close your browser. Session cookies are used to store information that is needed only while you are using our website,

 

  • Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies are cookies that remain on your computer or mobile device even after you close your browser. Persistent cookies are used to store information that is needed over time, such as your website preferences and browsing history.

 

We also use the following categories of cookies:

  • Necessary: These cookies are required to enable basic features on this website.

  • Functional: These cookies enable a more personalised experience by remembering data, such as cookie preferences.

  • Performance and Analytical: Using Google Analytics these cookies gather data on how visitors use a website, which pages of a website are visited most often, etc. These cookies monitor only the performance of the website as the user interacts with it and don’t collect identifiable information on visitors, which means all the data collected is anonymous and only used to improve the functionality of a website.

 

Cookie List

The following is a list of all known cookies we use.

Cookie Name

DomainPurposeCategoryTypeSession/Persistent
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE.youtube.comMeasure bandwidth for YouTube player interface.Performance, NecessaryThird PartyPersistent
YSC.youtube.comTrack views of embedded YouTube videos.Analytical, NecessaryThird PartySession
_gawww.fosh.co.zaDistinguish users in Google Analytics.

Analytical, Necessary

First PartyPersistent

_ga_FP8N65SHVV

www.fosh.co.zaDistinguish users in Google Analytics.

Analytical, Necessary

First PartyPersistent

wordpress_logged_in_*id

www.fosh.co.za

Determine if the user has authenticated. Gets stored when the user authenticates.

Functional

First Party

Persistent

wordpress_sec_*id

www.fosh.co.za

Determine if the user has authenticated. Gets stored when the user authenticates.

Functional

First Party

Persistent

cookieyes-consentwww.fosh.co.zaStore user's consent for cookies on the website.NecessaryFirst PartyPersistent

*id: A value set by wordpress when the cookie is created.

5. How you can control your cookie preferences

When you first visit the website you will be presented with a cookie acceptance pop-up banner containing the controls you can use to set your cookie preferences. By default only necessary cookies will be allowed. You can also accept functional, performance and analytical cookies.

You can also control your cookie preferences by changing your browser settings. Most browsers allow you to block or delete cookies. However, blocking cookies may prevent you from using some of the features on our website.

6. Effective date of this policy

This cookie policy is effective from 27 November 2023 and may be updated from time to time.

7. Privacy

This Cookie Policy should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy.

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