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.
- Analytical/performance 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.
- 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).
- 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.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|PHPSESSIONID||session||Cookie native to PHP, enables websites to store serialised state data. It is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when the browser is closed.|
|hsAuthToken||session||Represents an authorized user token|
|location||1 Year||Store user geo location|
|promoBanner||session||Temporary promo banner at the top of the page|
|uid||session||Represents an authorized user ID|
|__hstc||2 Years||Used by HubSpot platform. Used for website analytics.|
|_ga||2 Years||Google Analytics cookie helps website owners measure how users interact with website content|
|hsfirstvisit||9 Year||Used by HubSpot platform. Used for website analytics.|
|hubspotutk||10 Years||Used by HubSpot platform. Its purpose is user authentication.|
|optimizelyBuckets||10 Years||Cookie set by the Optimizely website optimisation plaftform. Used to store the page variants assigned to a user for A/B performance testing|
|PRUM_EPISODES||Session||Cookie associated with web analytics services provided by Pingdom. It measures page loading speed.|
|IDE||1 Year||Online publishers use Doubleclick (Google) to display adverts on their websites.|
|__hssc||1 hour||Used by HubSpot platform for website analytics.|
|_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx||10 minutes||This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page|
|_hjIncludedInSample||session||This cookie is associated with web analytics functionality and services from Hot Jar. It uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample.|
|adiLP||30 minutes||This cookie is set by software from ResponseTap. The software provides website owners with the ability to link website visitor behaviour to telephone calls made to the company as the result of a visit. The cookie is used to help track visitors who have multiple tabs open in the same browser to prevent errors in tracking.|
|fr||3 months||cookies sent to Facebook when a site with Facebook social plug-ins is visited|
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