- What is a cookie
- What cookies we use
- Third Party Cookies
- Disabling cookies
What is a cookie
Cookies are short text files stored on a user’s device (such as a computer, tablet or phone) by a website for the technical functioning of a website or for gathering statistics. They are often used to provide a more personalized experience for a user such as when a website remembers your user information without you having to login.
If you have provided us with personal data, completing a form for example, we associate this Personal Data with other information. This will allow us to identify and record what is most relevant to you.
By using your browser controls, you are always in control of the cookies we store and access on your computer. Click here for information on how to control cookies. Please note, you may not be able to take full advantage of our website if you disable them
What cookies we use
- Essential cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, and to use online forms.
- Analytical cookies: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Marketing cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise content for you and remember your preferences. These cookies also record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information helps to make our website, advertising and communications sent more relevant to your interests.
|Tool||Cookie name||Used for||Where|
|utma _utmb _utmc _utmz||Used by Google analytics. Google analytics cookies do not collect Personal Data about you. Click here to find out more. Click here to find out more||Throughout site|
|HubSpot||__hstc||The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains: the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session) (Expires: 13 months)||Throughout site|
|HubSpot||hubspotutk||This cookie is used for to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts. (Expires: 13 months)||Throughout site|
|HubSpot||__hssc||Cookie for keeping track of sessions. This is used to determine if we should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains: the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), session start timestamp. (Expires: 30 min)||Throughout site|
|HubSpot||__hssrc||Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set. (Expires: end of session)||Throughout site|
|HubSpot||hsPagesViewedThisSession||This cookie used to keep track of page views in a session. (Expires: Session cookie)||Throughout site|
|HubSpot||js.hs-scripts.com||Loads embed codes to support the functionality of HubSpot||Throughout site|
|CDN and DDoS protection||Throughout site and SaaS platform (App)|
|Amazon Web Services||AWSELB||Used to match the session to the instance||Throughout site and SaaS platform (App)|
|Callsign Trusted Device Cookie||csec_cache
|DDoS protection||SaaS platform (App)|
Except for essential cookies, all cookies used on our site will expire after 13months.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Social Media Cookies
- Twitter - https://twitter.com/privacy
- YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/static?hl=en&template=privacy
- Vimeo - https://vimeo.com/privacy
- LinkedIn - http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy
- Instagram - https://help.instagram.com/402411646841720
- Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
Third Party Cookies
We will at times use third party cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from our websites and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads both on our website and around the world wide web. These can be managed in your browser settings.
The effect of disabling cookies depends on which cookies you disable but, in general, the website may not operate properly if all cookies are switched off. If you only disable third party cookies, you will not be prevented from making purchases on our site.
If you want to disable cookies on our site, you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below:
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
- Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
- Click on the “privacy” tab
- Select the setting the appropriate setting
For Google Chrome:
- Choose Settings> Advanced
- Under "Privacy and security," click “Content settings”
- Click “Cookies”
- Choose Preferences > Privacy
- Click on “Remove all Website Data”
For Mozilla Firefox:
- Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
- Click on the icon “privacy”
- Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options
- Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”