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Cookies Policy

Our website www.greencast.co.za uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognize your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term "cookies" in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your preferences, analyze how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.

Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to "remember me" when logging in, a cookie will store your username.

The cookies used by www.greencast.co.za:

  • won't collect information that personally identifies you
  • will collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user's general location.
  • will not be used to give information to third party marketing companies or media advertisers.

The cookies we use for www.greencast.co.za

Cookie Name Description
_ga Used to distinguish visitors. (GA - Universal Analytics)
_gat Used to throttle request rate. (GA - Universal Analytics)
#lang Language cookie
ASP.NET_SessionId It is a cookie which is used to identify the visitors session on the server. It is created the first time this site is accessed through a visitor’s web browser.
AWSELB It is a cookie persisted by AWS ELB (Elastic Load Balancer) for managing sticky sessions across production servers.
has_js Drupal uses this cookie to indicate whether or not the visitors browser has JavaScript enabled. The main purpose of this cookie is: Functionality
_ga This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. The new service reduces the reliance on cookies in general, and only sets this and one other - _gat, although Google also say data can be collected without setting any cookies. This cookie is used to distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance
_gat Language cookie. This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes. The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance
_atuvc This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count. The main purpose of this cookie is: Functionality
_atuvs It is a cookie persisted by AWS ELB (Elastic Load Balancer) for managing sticky sessions across production servers. This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.
di2 AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
dt AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
loc AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
uid AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
uvc AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
vc AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
xtc AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
ssh AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
ssc AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
sshs AddThis - Cookie related to an "AddThis" sharing button available on the website
guest_id Twitter - Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities in the social media
_twitter_sess Twitter - Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities in the social media
kdt Twitter - Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities in the social media
remember_checked_on Twitter - Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities in the social media
twid Twitter - Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities in the social media
auth_token Twitter - Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities in the social media
ua Twitter - Cookie set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities in the social media
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube - Cookie set due to YouTube integration (playing videos)
PREF YouTube - Cookie set due to YouTube integration (playing videos)
YSC YouTube - Cookie set due to YouTube integration (playing videos)
_hjClosedSurveyInvites This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.
_hjDonePolls This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedPolls This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjDoneTestersWidgets This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjDoneSurveys This cookie is set once a visitor completes a survey. It is used to only load the survey content if the visitor hasn't completed the survey yet.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Links to other Syngenta websites

This site contains hyperlinks to other websites operated by Syngenta or other Syngenta entities ("Other Syngenta Website(s)"). These Other Syngenta Websites are separate and distinct websites. Each serves a different purpose. Each Other Syngenta Website is therefore governed by its own cookies policy. If you access Other Syngenta Websites through links on this site, please take a few minutes to review the cookies policy on each Other Syngenta Website you visit.

Links to other web sites

This site may contain embedded content from, or links to, web sites operated by other companies, including websites operated by our third-party service providers, our affiliates, and other third parties including social media websites such as YouTube or Facebook.

As a result, when you visit a page with embedded content, or follow a link to a third-party site, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Syngenta has no control or liability over these cookies, so you should check the relevant third party's cookie policy for more information.

We also offer a 'share page' widget on some of our web pages, where content can be shared easily on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These sites may use a cookie when you are logged into their service. Syngenta has no control or liability over these cookies, so you should check the relevant third party's cookie policy for more information.