Cookies Policy

Last Updated 01 March 2020

Colossal Group", "us", and "we" refer to the Colossal Group itself and/or one or more of its network, brands, businesses, firms, associates, affiliates, franchisees, agents, partners, etc.

Website” (also referred to as “Site”) includes this website as well as all other websites of the Colossal Group.  References to “the Website” and “the Websites” include all software, content, and features provided within the relevant Website(s).

"Online Services" include websites, mobile applications, and other services.

Cookies” are small text files that are placed on your device by the websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The use of cookies is now standard for most websites.

We may utilize cookies, and other online identification technologies such as web beacons, or pixels to provide users with an improved user experience. This allows the Online Services to remember your computer or device and serve a number of purposes. By using our Online Services, you consent to the deployment of such identification technologies.  You can find details on our Privacy Policy here.  If you are not willing to be bound by all our policies, and terms and conditions, you must cease using our Online Services and their content immediately. 

On some of our Online Services, a notification banner may appear requiring your consent to collect cookies. In case you do not provide consent, your device will not be tracked for marketing-related activities.  However, "user-input" cookies may still be required for necessary functionality and will not be blocked through the use of this notification banner. Your selection may be saved in a cookie that would be valid for a period of 90 days. If you wish to revoke your selection, you may do so by clearing your browser's cookies.

Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete and block cookies for a website. Although most browsers automatically accept cookies, you may be able to choose whether or not to accept cookies via your browser's settings (often found in your browser's Tools or Preferences menu). You may also be able to delete cookies from your device. However, please be aware that if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to fully experience some of the features of the Online Services. Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below.

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

MacOS Safari

Microsoft Internet Explorer

For information on additional browsers and device types please see or

Our Online Services are built using common internet platforms. These have built-in cookies which help compatibility issues (e.g., to identify your browser type) and improve performance (e.g., quicker loading of content).

Type & Expiry: Session - Deleted upon closing the browser.

If you register for access to a restricted area, our cookies ensure that your device is logged for the duration of your visit. You will need your username and password to access the restricted areas.

Type & Expiry: Session - Deleted upon closing the browser.

Our cookies may also remember your site preferences (e.g., language) or seek to enhance your experience (e.g., by personalizing a greeting or content). This may specially be relevant to areas where you have registered specifically for access or create an account.

Type & Expiry: Session - Deleted upon closing the browser.

We use several third party analytics tools to help us understand how site visitors use our web site. This allows us to improve the quality and content on Colossal Group’s websites for our visitors. The aggregated statistical data cover items such as total visits or page views, and referrers to our web sites. For further details on our use of Analytics, see our Privacy Policy .

Type & Expiry: Persistent, but will delete automatically after two years if you no longer visit Colossal Group’s websites.

We use a third-party survey tool to invite a percentage of visitors to provide their feedback. Cookies are used to prevent visitors from being invited multiple times.

The first cookie (1) is set if the visitor is not invited to participate in the survey, and is used to ensure visitors are not invited after their first page view.

The second cookie (2) is set if the visitor is invited to participate in the survey, and is used to ensure the visitor is not invited again to participate for a period of 90 days.

Type & Expiry:

1. Session -Deleted upon closing the browser.

2. Persistent - Deleted automatically after 90 days or presenting invite.

We use third party social media widgets or buttons to provide you with additional functionality to share content from our Online Services to social media platforms and email. Use of these widgets or buttons may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use, ensure your interaction is displayed webpages (e.g. the social share count cache is updated) and log information about your activities across the Internet and on our Online Services. We encourage you to review each provider's privacy information before using any such service. For further details on our use of social media widgets and applications, see our Privacy Policy.

Type & Expiry: Persistent, but will be deleted automatically after two years if you no longer visit Colossal Group’s websites.

We may present ads to you on sites that are not owned or operated by Colossal Group to promote our services, products, articles or events. The cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you and your interests. They also perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously re-appearing.

Type & Expiry:

1. Session - Deleted upon closing the browser.

2. Persistent - Deleted automatically after 90 days.

Other third-party tools and widgets may be used on our individual web pages or portions of the Online Services to provide additional functionality. Use of these tools or widgets may place a cookie on your device to make their service easier to use, and ensure your interaction is displayed properly.

We may utilize online identification technologies from marketing partners, third party sites and social media platforms. These technologies help us measure the efficacy of our marketing and awareness campaigns and to understand how visitors navigate to the Websites from an ad. We use these technologies to compile statistics about visitors who interact with the Websites and other Online Services, to gauge the effectiveness of our ads, and to provide more pertinent information to our visitors.

Our Online Services may not recognize browser-based Do Not Track signals. However, as discussed above under “Cookies,” you may be able to modify your browser settings to block all cookies, or to block “third-party” cookies. Cookies that we set on our Online Services are considered “first-party” cookies. Details on your ability to restrict or change the personal information that we may collect about you are listed below under the Choice and Access sections of this statement.

By accessing or using our online services or entering your login details to access areas reserved for registered users, you agree that we, or a third party acting on our behalf, can place these cookies on your computer or device.