A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary 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, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Advertising cookies Cookies are widely used in online advertising. Neither us, advertisers nor our advertising partners can gain personally identifiable information from these cookies.
- Targeting cookies These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
- Social website cookies So that you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter, we have included sharing buttons on our website. The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
- Third party functions Our website, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.
- Visitor Statistics Cookies
- Session tracking cookies
Session cookies do not collect information from the user’s computer. They will typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.
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These Google cookies are used to help customise ads on Google properties, like Google Search. They are used to remember most recent searches, previous interactions with our ads or search results, and on our website. This helps us to show custom ads on Google.
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This cookie is widely used by Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It is set by embedded Microsoft scripts to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.
Doubleclick is a business owned by Google which is generally used by online publishers to display adverts on their websites. Doubleclick will let advertisers control how often an ad is shown to a browser, how long it is shown for and how often it will appear.
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These Facebook cookies help the platform to deliver ads to visitors who have previously visited our website. They also allow the platform to limit the number of times that a visitor sees an ad so they don’t see the same ad over and over again.
These cookies also help measure the performance of ad campaigns, measuring how often visitors do things such as click on or view ads.
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Clarity is a Microsoft tool we use to help us better understand how users behave on our website. Clarity stores users’ session IDs to verify clicks from ads without personally identifying anyone.
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HubSpot is our CRM which sets a number of tracking cookies when a visitor lands on our website to understand their behaviour better. You can learn more about HubSpot’s cookies here.
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These LinkedIn cookies are used to identify LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn for advertising and analytics purposes.
Twitter sets this cookie to integrate and share features for social media and also store information about how the user uses the website, for tracking and targeting.
The JSESSIONID cookie is used by New Relic to store a session identified so that New Relic can monitor session counts for an application.
To ensure our website loads as quickly as possible, we serve a subset of CSS Cascading Stylesheets) on your first visit to our website. On a repeat visit, the browser caches this CSS so we don’t have to serve you these styles. The cookie determines your first visit from subsequent visits.
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 website.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 26 months.