What are Cookies?
Most websites use mini text files (cookies) and send them directly to your browser which then stores them. Cookies will identify you as a visitor and collect data from your browsing choices and then use it analytically to help the website serve you better.
There are two types of cookies - session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies stay alive as long as you are browsing the website. Once you close your browser or exit the website, the session closes and the session cookies expire. Persistent cookies get saved to your drive and continue to exist till you delete them or till their shelf life expires.
Cookies generally fall in the category of first party cookies or third party cookies. First party cookies get sent to your browser directly by the website you are visiting while third party cookies are used by third party websites such as advertising agencies or analytical providers who collect your data for research.
- Mandatory Cookies - These cookies are mandatory because it allows you to navigate the website seamlessly and take full advantage of all the features. If you don’t have these cookies, the website will not function properly.
- Performance Cookies - These are important cookies as they collect customer data and relay it back to the website owners. These cookies give website owners analytical data of what users are doing on the website and it helps the website study the customer and provide them with a better experience the next time.
- Functionality Cookies - The website uses functionality cookies to remember your choices such as what language you prefer to browse in. The website will customize these settings so that the next time you visit, you don’t have to make any changes as it has all been done for you.
- Advertising cookies - These cookies determine the types of advertisements that will be interesting to you.
Do take a look at the table below to see the different types of cookies we use on our site. Do note that the table below comprises of both first party and third party cookies along with a brief explanation about each cookie.
|Name||Description||First /Third Party||Session/Persistent|
|_gat||GA cookie to recognize users||Third||Persistent|
|_gat||GA cookie to choke request rate||Third||Persistent|
|_gid||GA cookie to recognize users||Third||Persistent|
|Collect||GA cookie to send data||Third||Session|
|NID||GA cookie to store user preferences||Third||Persistent|
|abTest||Sometimes we modify our website and display the new version only to selected customers to test it out. This cookie tells us whether we displayed the old/new version.||First||Persistent|
|casinoSort, casinoSortAsc, uSortAsc, uSortDesc, uSortDesc2, uaSortDesc, uaSortAsc, aSortAsc, aSortDesc, aSortDesc2, aaSortDesc, aaSortAsc, bonusSort, bonusSortAsc, gameSort, gameSortAsc||We use different sorts in our game list and casino bonuses. These cookies tell us which sorts you selected.||First||Persistent|
|CookieConsent||Tells us our cookie message was already shown to you and you accepted it.||First||Persistent|
|JSESSIONID||Tomcat webservers cookie to identify your web session||First||Persistent|
|lastHit||This cookie is a timestamp cookie displaying the last action performed on the website||First||Persistent|
|visitorId||We mark each visitor with an ID and then use it to identify them when they return and load their preferred settings.||First||Persistent|
|visitorIdIgnore||We use this cookie to identify which visitors we don’t want to track. This helps us with not collecting analytical data on such users.||First||Persistent|
|preferredLanguages||Identifies which language the visitor prefers and then loads the same when they return.||First||Persistent|
|countrySelection- ModalDisplayed||The IP lets us know which country a user is logging in from. If their country of origin and preferred language do not match, a pop up will give them an option of selection a preferred language. This cookie tells us we have already displayed this pop up option to them.||First||Persistent|
|userCountry||Lets us store the user’s country and remember them when they visit.||First||Persistent|
|landingPageType||Cookie shows us which page you landed on first when you visited our website.||First||Persistent|
|casinoTab, bonusTab||Cookie stores user tab selection on bonus and casino lists.||First||Persistent|
|adwTraffic||Shows us which users visited our website from Google Ads||First||Persistent|
|PREF||Fixes a permanent ID to each visitor to keep track of stats on how the user watches YouTube videos across different websites||Third||Persistent|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Deciphers user bandwidth on pages that have YouTube embedded videos||Third||Persistent|
|YSC||Creates unique ID to track what YouTube videos the visitor has watched.||Third||Session|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||Remembers the video player preference of users who watch YouTube embed videos.||Third||Session|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Stores the video player preference of users who watch YouTube embed videos.||Third||Persistent|
|yt-remote-device-id||Stores the video player preference of users who watch YouTube embed videos.||Third||Persistent|
|yt-remote-fast-check-period||Stores the video player preference of users who watch YouTube embed videos.||Third||Session|
|yt-remote-session-app||Stores the video player preference of users who watch YouTube embed videos.||Third||Session|
|yt-remote-session-name||Stores the video player preference of users who watch YouTube embed videos.||Third||Session|
|yt.innertube::nextId||Collects info on what YouTube video will be shown after the current video.||Third||Persistent|
|yt.innertube::requests||Keeps stats on what YouTube videos the user has watched||Third||Persistent|
The table above shows you that we use different third party cookies on our website. We use third party cookies because our services are integrated with different third party vendors which we mention below.
We often embed YouTube videos into our website. This is done by using the embed code provided by YouTube which brings with it different cookies that enable functionality. These cookies are mentioned in the table above.
This website uses an analytical tool called Mouseflow which provides us with vital information such as form analytics, session replay, feedback campaigns, heatmaps, functionality and funnels. Mouseflow will keep track of your mouse movements, your clicks, keystrokes and scrolling in pages visited, time spent on site, non-excluded fields, browser activity, screen resolution, operating system, device being used, visitor type such as first time or returning, location, language, IP address and meta data of a similar kind. Mouseflow will not collect data from pages where it is not installed nor will it collect information apart from your web browser.
If at any point of time you would like to opt-out of Mouseflow, you can go to https://mouseflow.com/opt-out. If for some reason you want a copy of the data we collected, need to have it wiped out or edited, then do get in touch with us first. If you need to contact Mouseflow, you can do so by sending them an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on Mouseflow and GDPR, visit https://mouseflow.com/gdpr/.
Google Analytics is responsible for storing analytical data for all visitors coming to this website. This individual interaction with the website is stored via Google analytics cookies. You can read more about this at this link: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage. Google Analytics takes care to safeguard your data and you can learn more about this here https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245. If you don’t want Google Analytics to collect your data, you have the option to opt-out by going to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Do note that if you do this, it will prevent Google Analytics from not only tracking your visits to our website but for all websites on a global scale.
When you visit our website and have your browser setting open to accept cookies, you automatically agree to accept cookies. If you don’t want to accept cookies from this website as well as any other website, you need to disable your browser setting and prevent it from accepting cookies. To do this follow the instructions below:
To change the cookie settings in your browser, you will have to go to either the preferences or options setting, depending on the browser you are using. All browsers will have a set of helpful pages that will provide you with more information on how to manage your cookies effectively as well as how to permanently disable them. We have taken the most important browsers used around the world and provided you with a link to learn more about their cookie management policies.
- Google Chrome (Desktop and Mobile) - https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
- Mozilla Firefox - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer
- Internet Explorer - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/260971/description-of-cookies
- Safari (Desktop) - https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042?locale=en_US
- Safari (Mobile) - https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
- Microsoft Edge - https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
- Android Browser - https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/54068?visit_id=1-636601972073000539-1281769835&hl=en&rd=1
- Opera - https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/