What is a cookie?
Cookies are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to the device you use when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs, such as remembering your preferences, recording data about the pages you visit, and generally improving your online experience.
The cookies used on our website can be categorised as analytical or performance cookies. These types of cookies collect anonymous data. This data cannot track individual users but is useful in allowing 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.
What sort of cookies do we use?
We have set out in the table below which cookies we use on this website and what their purpose is. The table also sets out after what period each cookie will expire.
|cookieyes-consent||Necessary||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|
|_GRECAPTCHA||Necessary||This cookie is set by the Google reCAPTCHA service to identify bots to protect the website against malicious spam attacks.||5 months 27 days|
|__hssrc||Necessary||This cookie is set by HubSpot whenever it changes the session cookie. The _hssrc cookie set to 1 indicates that the user has restarted the browser, and if the cookie does not exist, it is assumed to be a new session.||Session|
|__cf-bm||Functional||The cookie, set by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare bot management.||30 minutes|
|__hssc||Functional||HubSpot sets this cookie to keep track of sessions and to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie.||30 minutes|
|-gcl-au||Analytics||Provided by Google Tag Manager to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.||3 months|
|CONSENT||Analytics||YouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.||2 years|
|__hstc||Analytics||This is the main cookie set by HubSpot for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).||5 months 27 days|
|hubspotutk||Analytics||HubSpot sets this cookie to keep track of the visitors to the website. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.||5 months 27 days|
|test_cookie||Advertisement||The test_cookie is set by doubleclick.net and is used to determine if the user’s browser supports cookies.||15 minutes|
|YSC||Advertisement||YSC cookie is set by YouTube and is used to track the views of embedded videos on YouTube pages.||Session|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Advertisement||A cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.||5 months 27 days|
|IDE||Advertisement||Google DoubleClick IDE cookies are used to store information about how the user uses the website to present them with relevant ads and according to the user profile.||1 year 24 days|
|yt-remote-device-id||Advertisement||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube videos.||Never|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Advertisement||YouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube videos.||Never|
|yt-innertube;;requests||Advertisement||This cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Never|
|yt-innertube;;nextld||Advertisement||This cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Never|
Please note that:
- Third party vendors show our ads on sites on the internet.
You may prevent us from storing a cookie on your computer by accepting and/or declining certain cookies via the slider on our website or setting your browser so that it will not accept cookies. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by any website, you can adjust the browser settings for each browser you use, on each device you use to access the Internet. Please be aware that some of our services may not function if your browser does not accept all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies). For information on how to adjust your browsers’ cookie settings, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 2 years.