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Cookie Policy

Cookie information

This page explains how Neonstone Limited ("We", "Us" or "Our") uses cookies on the website (the "Website"). By using ("You" or "Your") acknowledge that You accept the provisions of this Cookie Statement.

We may amend this Cookie Statement at any time by amending this page. All such changes will take effect once they have been posted on the Website. By continuing to use the Website after the posting of such changes, you will be deemed to have accepted those changes.

To improve functionality and performance of this website we need to set cookies. If you do not want to be tracked, please ‘tick’ the box on the account activation page. If you change your mind at any point please visit the ‘My Profile’ page once logged in and uncheck the box.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small files which a website may store on your computer or mobile device when you first experience a site or page. Cookies are designed to help the website, or a third-party website, to recognize your device the next time you visit. The term “cookie” is used in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

A typical use for a cookie is to remember data you have entered to avoid starting over again on your next visit. also uses cookies to measure how well our website is performing.

Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, instead more general information - such as how users arrive at and use our websites – is collected.

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The Cookies We Set

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

The data generated through cookies on the Astraeus Study website can be used for various purposes including the following:

Essential Cookies

Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website. For example, some parts of this website have restricted access depending on the role of the user. Some parts of the website store information on the server to improve the usability and functionality of the website. The use of cookies is essential to provide this functionality.

Name Duration Purpose (e.g.)
ASPXAUTH Used to determine if the user is authenticated and what pages they are allowed to access.

Performance Cookies

We utilize other cookies to analyse how our visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by customizing our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For instance, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. They are used to improve how a website works in future versions.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make such as user name, language or region you are in. We use analytics to improve the usability and design of the website and to understand the most popular parts of the website and the overall number of visitors over time.

Name Duration Purpose (e.g.)
_ga (Session length) Google Analytics. Used to determine unique visitors, stores the number of times a visitor has been to the website.
_ga (Session length) Google Analytics. Used to identify which pages have been visited in a session.
_ga (Session length) Google Analytics. Used to determine how long the visitor spent on the website.
_ga (Session length) Google Analytics. Used to determine where the user came from, what search used, what keyword used.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. For example, we use or allow third parties to serve cookies that fall into the categories above. For example, like many companies, we use Google Analytics to help us monitor our website traffic. We may also use third party cookies to help us improve site functionality and monitoring compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit and your experience when visiting websites will not be the same: your preferences may not be remembered; some functionality may be lost and you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the sites. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies. For more information please visit:


By continuing to browse our Website you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information than you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.


(Please note: The website assumes consent for strictly necessary cookies when the user logs in.)