What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating site during your browsing session or on each subsequent visit, or to another site that recognises that cookie. The cookies we set do lots of different jobs, like help us to improve the Site and deliver a better and more personalised service, remember your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. You can find more information about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Cookies can be categorised as set out below:
Strictly necessary cookies – these cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features and enable services you have specifically asked for. You can disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the Site functions.
We use the following strictly necessary cookies:
|__hs_initial_opt_in||HubSpot||This cookie is used to prevent the banner from always displaying when visitors are browsing in strict mode.||7 days|
|cookieyes-consent||CookieYes||CookieYes sets this cookie to remember users’ consent preferences so that their preferences are respected on their subsequent visits to this site. It does not collect or store any personal information of the site visitors.||1 year|
Performance cookies – these cookies collect information about how visitors use the Site (for example, by recording which pages or features visitors use most often). Performance cookies will remain on your computer after you close your browser. We use this information to gather statistical data on how the website is performing and to make improvements. These cookies do not collect identifiable information, which means all the data collected is anonymous. Where permitted by applicable law, we will deploy first party performance cookies automatically when you visit our Site. If you opt out of, or do not allow, these cookies (as applicable), we will not know when you have visited our Site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
We use the following performance cookies:
|__hssc||HubSpot||This cookie keeps track of sessions.||30 minutes|
|__hssrc||HubSpot||Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser.||End of session|
|hubspotutk||HubSpot||This cookie keeps track of a visitor’s identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.||6 months|
|__hstc||HubSpot||The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).||6 months|
Functionality cookies – these cookies allow the Site to remember the choices a user makes, such as a user name or language preference. These cookies allow us to offer you a personalised experience while using the Site. They are not used to track your browsing activity on other websites. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. The information gained through the use of functional cookies is anonymous and is not used for any other purpose. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
We use the following functionality cookies:
|__cf_bm||HubSpot||This cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.||30 minutes|
Targeting or advertising cookies – these are third party cookies set through our Site by third parties – usually our advertising partners. They are used by those third parties to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other websites. They do not directly store personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will still experience advertising but it will be less targeted to you.
We use the following advertising cookies.
|YSC||YouTube||YouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.||End of session|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||YouTube||A cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.||5 months 27 days|
|yt-remote-device-id||YouTube||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.||Never|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||YouTube||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.||Never|
Analytics cookies – Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics such as the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
We use the following analytics cookies:
|CONSENT||YouTube||YouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.||2 years|
Cookies can also be categorised in accordance with how long they are saved on your device: “session cookies” are short-term cookies that are only saved on the device’s memory for the duration of a user’s visit to the Site, whereas “persistent cookies” remain saved in the device’s memory for a set period of time, even after the browser session has ended.
Refusing or restricting cookies
You may refuse to accept, or withdraw your previous consent to, cookies in two ways:
- Our cookies tool / cookie preference centre, which you can access by clicking on the floating icon in the the bottom right corner of our website. Our cookie tool / cookie preference centre will record when you have consented to non-essential cookies. Essential cookies cannot be disabled by using the cookies tool / cookie preference centre because they are necessary to make the Site function. You may change your mind about the cookies you have selected through our cookies tool / cookie preference centre by updating your choices in our tool / cookie preference centre at any time. Please be aware that our cookies tool / cookie preference centre cannot be used to block cookies on third party websites liked to from our Site. In order to remove these cookies you will need to visit the relevant third party site and follow the instructions in their cookie notices. Alternatively, follow the instructions below to turn off these cookies using your browser settings.
- By activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. The “Help” or “Internet Settings” functions within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ which contains detailed information on cookies and how to delete, restrict or block them on a wide variety of browsers. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.
Please be aware that if you select to refuse or restrict cookies you may be unable to access certain parts of the Site.