Cookies Policy

Cookies

Our Website uses cookies for the purposes set out in the table in our Privacy Policy. You will be asked to consent to certain types of cookies when you first visit our site.

What are cookies?

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.

Our Website uses cookies and other similar technologies (together referred to as “cookies” in this policy) to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our site.

What types of cookies do we use?

We use the following types of cookies:

Essential cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website.

Analytics cookies. These 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.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Marketing 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, for example, we share information with Facebook to target advertisement at you via your Facebook or Instagram pages using Facebook Custom Audiences.

The tables below explain the cookies we use and why.

For more information about how to change your cookie preferences, please see below.

Essentials cookies

Name and Type

Purpose

Cookie Duration

__cf _bm

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.

1 day

CookieConsent

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

1 year

_hssc

Identifies if the cookie data needs to be updated in your browser

1 day

_hssrc

Used to recognise your browser upon re-entry on the website.

Browser session

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

1 day

fr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 months

Name and Type

__cf _bm

Purpose

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.

Cookie Duration

1 day

Name and Type

CookieConsent

Purpose

Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

Cookie Duration

1 year

Name and Type

_hssc

Purpose

Identifies if the cookie data needs to be updated in your browser

Cookie Duration

1 day

Name and Type

_hssrc

Purpose

Used to recognise your browser upon re-entry on the website.

Cookie Duration

Browser session

Name and Type

_gat

Purpose

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Cookie Duration

1 day

Name and Type

fr

Purpose

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Cookie Duration

3 months

Analytics cookies

Name and type

Purpose

Cookies duration

_hstc

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on your behavior for statistical purposes

1 year

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how you use the website

2 years

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how you use the website.

1 day

hubspotuk

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on your behavior for statistical purposes

1 year

Name and type

_hstc

Purpose

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on your behavior for statistical purposes

Cookies duration

1 year

Name and type

_ga

Purpose

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how you use the website

Cookies duration

2 years

Name and type

_gid

Purpose

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how you use the website.

Cookies duration

1 day

Name and type

hubspotuk

Purpose

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on your behavior for statistical purposes

Cookies duration

1 year

Marketing cookies

Name and Type

Purpose

Cookie Duration

_fbp

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers

3 months

Name and Type

_fbp

Purpose

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers

Cookie Duration

3 months

Third Party Cookies

Some of the cookies we use are set by third parties. We work with other companies, such as search engine providers, so that we can learn more about our customers, in order to understand performance and engagement, provide a personalised experience and deliver more relevant advertising. The table below further explains the third party cookies that are used on our Website and their purposes.

To learn more about how these third parties process personal data, to the extent relevant, follow the links in the table below to the third party privacy notice.

Functionality cookies

Third Party

Purpose

Cookie Duration

Link to third party privacy notice

lang

Remembers your selected language version of a website. Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded “Follow us” panel

Browser session

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Third Party

lang

Purpose

Remembers your selected language version of a website. Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded “Follow us” panel

Cookie Duration

Browser session

Link to third party privacy notice

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Analytics cookies

Third Party

Purpose

Cookie Duration

Link to third party privacy notice

AnalyticsSyncHistory

Used in connection with data-synchronization with third-party analysis service

30 days

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Third Party

AnalyticsSyncHistory

Purpose

Used in connection with data-synchronization with third-party analysis service

Cookie Duration

30 days

Link to third party privacy notice

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Marketing cookies

Third Party

Purpose

Cookie Duration

Link to third party privacy notice

bcookie

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

2 years

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

bscookie

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services

2 years

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

lidc

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

1 day

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

tr

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Browser session

https://www.facebook.com/privacy

UserMatchHistory

Used to track you on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on your preferences.

30 days

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

_ptq.gif

Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about your device and behaviour. Tracks across devices and marketing channels.

Browser session

https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy

Third Party

bcookie

Purpose

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

Cookie Duration

2 years

Link to third party privacy notice

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Third Party

bscookie

Purpose

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services

Cookie Duration

2 years

Link to third party privacy notice

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Third Party

lidc

Purpose

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

Cookie Duration

1 day

Link to third party privacy notice

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Third Party

tr

Purpose

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Cookie Duration

Browser session

Link to third party privacy notice

https://www.facebook.com/privacy

Third Party

UserMatchHistory

Purpose

Used to track you on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on your preferences.

Cookie Duration

30 days

Link to third party privacy notice

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Third Party

_ptq.gif

Purpose

Sends data to the marketing platform Hubspot about your device and behaviour. Tracks across devices and marketing channels.

Cookie Duration

Browser session

Link to third party privacy notice

https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy

You can control which types of cookie are set by changing your preferences through our cookie banner when you first visit our Website or at any time by using the preference table below:

Cookie preferences

Cookie Type

Set Preference

Marketing Cookies

On/Off

Analytics Cookies

On/Off

Essential Cookies

On

These cannot be disabled as they are required for the Website to work

Cookie Type

Marketing Cookies

Set Preference

On/Off

Cookie Type

Analytics Cookies

Set Preference

On/Off

Cookie Type

Essential Cookies

Set Preference

On

These cannot be disabled as they are required for the Website to work

Cookies can also be controlled by your web browser settings. Whether our cookies are used will depend on your browser settings, so you are in control. 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 and you will not receive a personalised service.