Cookie Policy

In this policy we use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the EU Directive on privacy in electronic communications.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser or device by websites, mobile apps, and advertisements that you access or use. This data is stored on your browser or device and helps websites and mobile apps remember things about you. For example, cookies may help us remember certain preferences you have selected, such as your language preference.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to learn how you interact with our content and to improve your experience when visiting our website(s). For example, some cookies remember your language or preferences so that you do not have to repeatedly make these choices when you visit one of our websites. Additionally, cookies allow us to serve you specific content, such as videos on our website(s).

What types of cookies do we use?

  • First-Party and Third-Party Cookies

We use both first-party and third-party cookies on our website.
First-party cookies are cookies issued from the - Opens on domain that are generally used to identify language and location preferences or render basic site functionality.

Third-party cookies belong to and are managed by other parties, such as Handicare business partners or service providers. These cookies may be required to render certain forms, such as the submission of a job application.

  • Session Cookies

We use session cookies to identify you when moving between pages within our website. A session cookie will either contain a unique session ID or some data that you have entered into our website. They are only used to make our systems work correctly.

  • Persistent Cookies

A persistent cookie is intended to remain on a device until it expires. Persistent cookies are often used to store user preferences or for convenience. We use persistent cookies for the convenience of our users.  For example we may use them to remember data that you have entered so that we can pre-populate forms which saves you from entering the same information.

How are third party cookies used?

For some of the functions within the Handicare websites we use third party suppliers, for example, when you visit a page with videos embedded from or links to YouTube. These videos or links (and any other content from third party suppliers) may contain third party cookies, and we encourage you to consult the privacy policies of these third party vendors on their websites for information regarding their use of cookies. 

How to disable cookies ?

We encourage you to allow cookies from our website to ensure that it functions properly and because it helps us improve the user experience for you and others. However, if you do not want to allow cookies from our website, you can choose to disable them in your internet browser. Your browser’s help section should give you adequate guidance for how to do this.


Cookie type


Cookies policy reference page

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to understand how our media campaigns work and how you interact with our website in order to improve the user experience.


Facebook helps you stay in touch with your network through their website/ mobile application. We make it easier for you to share any content of interest on Facebook and sometimes, we may present with some targeted adverts on Facebook based on your engagement with our website(s).


Twitter provides real time updates from across the globe on the latest trending stories, ideas and opinions from the Twitter accounts or hashtags that you choose to follow. We make it easier for you to share our website content over Twitter. At times, we may present you with some ads on Twitter based on your engagement with our website(s).


We embed videos or insert links to videos from YouTube on our website(s). As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from or linked to YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from YouTube.


We use these cookies to improve our services.
For example, we might use these cookies to find out which features are most popular among our users and what they might need to make changes.




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