Cookie Policy

About Cookies and Freshwave Services
In accordance with the E-Privacy Directive (May 2012), we invite you to consent to the way we use cookies.

Tell me about cookies?

A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, stored by the internet browser you choose to use to view the Freshwave website. The files we apply are completely harmless and do not store any personal data about you.

Cookies are useful to us, they help us provide you with the required experience on the Freshwave website and allow us to improve our service and make the Freshwave website more efficient too.

Changing cookies relating to Freshwave

We use cookies to run key processes including user account authentication, monitoring website performance, and to make our website easier to use. If you choose not to allow the cookies listed below, you won't be able to use certain parts of the Freshwave website.

If you are uncertain and would like to remove cookies set by the Freshwave website, you can do this by amending your browser settings.

If you delete all your cookies through your browser, you'll have to update the Freshwave website cookie settings again when you return. You'll also need to do this if you use a different computer or smartphone, computer profile or browser to the one you commonly use.

The information that follows outlines the cookies we use on our website.

Cookies used by Freshwave

Strictly Necessary

These cookies are automatically allowed because the website won't work without them. They are essential to allow you to navigate our site and to make sure the core processes work.

Strictly necessary cookies allow you to:

  • manage your account
  • log in and log out of Freshwave website

Purpose: Freshwave functionality - set by the website to track your user account activity
Lifetime: For the duration of your session (until the browser is closed)


These cookies are automatically allowed because we cannot improve our website without them. They collect information in aggregate about how visitors use our site, which allows us to improve its performance over time.

Performance cookies only collect anonymous information, and allow us to:

  • monitor the performance of our site
  • collect information about how visitors use the website so help us understand how we can improve our service

Name: _ga & _gid
Purpose: Used to distinguish users
Lifetime: 2 years & 24 hours respectively

Name: _gat
Purpose: Used to throttle request rate
Lifetime: 1 minute