Cookie Policy


The privacy of your personal data is important to us. In common with many websites, we use "cookies" to help us gather and store information about visitors to our website. A cookie is a small data file that our server sends to your browser when you visit the website. That data file is stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. The use of cookies helps us to assist your use of certain aspects of the website and to track you as you travel through the website. Some of the cookies we use are functional, which means that they are necessary for the proper functioning of the website or the provision of services you have requested from us.  Other cookies we use are non-functional cookies, and simply help us evaluate and improve the quality of our website and the service provided to you or help us understand your needs.

When accessing this website, you will be requested to consent to the use of non-functional cookies. If you refuse such cookies or do not explicitly accept them, no non-functional cookies will be placed on your computer. In this case, we will still place functional cookies. Please also note that your acceptance or refusal of cookies will be registered using a cookie.

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The following table lists the cookies we use on this website: 

Cookie Name Purpose Party placing the cookie Functional cookie (yes/no) Duration of cookie Consequence if cookie is not placed
login-token Sign in De Beers Yes Session Unable to sign in
Coyote-2 Sign in De Beers Yes Session Unable to sign in
cq-authoring-mode None: the value is always "CLASSIC De Beers No Session None
_ga Analytics: Used to distinguish users. De Beers No Two years  
_gat Analytics: Used to throttle request rate De Beers No Ten minutes  
LANGUAGE_CHINESE Save language as Chinese Curtis Fitch Yes Until cleared Language selection not saved
LANGUAGE_ENGLISH Save language as English Curtis Fitch Yes Until cleared Language selection not saved