Cookies are used in various forms by most websites and are usually harmless.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files stored on your hard-drive that can be used by websites to make your experience more efficient and in order to provide you with more functionality. For example a cookie can help a website to remember that you are logged in when processing an eCommerce transaction or may be used to remember your language preferences.
Cookies may be session or persistent. Session cookies are deleted after you have left our website and Persistent cookies remain to help you with your experience next time you return.
What are cookies used for?
We have broken up the types of cookies that most websites use into the following categories:
- Necessary. Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
- Preferences. Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
- Statistics. Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. Statistical cookies may benefit the ongoing improvements of the website and increased efficiency/relevance of any related marketing campaigns.
- Marketing. Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
For your information we have listed all of the cookies used and their purpose below.COOKIE NAME:__cfduidPROVIDER:CloudflareCATEGORY:NecessaryEXPIRES:24 hoursINFORMATION:The ‘__cfduid’ cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.COOKIE NAME:IDEPROVIDER:GoogleCATEGORY:MarketingEXPIRES:1 yearINFORMATION:Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.COOKIE NAME:_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx-xPROVIDER:GoogleCATEGORY:NecessaryEXPIRES:SessionINFORMATION:This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.COOKIE NAME:_gaPROVIDER:GoogleCATEGORY:StatisticsEXPIRES:2 yearsINFORMATION:This is a Google Analytics cookie. It helps us monitor the use and performance of our website.COOKIE NAME:_gidPROVIDER:GoogleCATEGORY:StatisticsEXPIRES:1 dayINFORMATION:This is a Google Analytics cookie. It helps us monitor the use and performance of our website.COOKIE NAME:_gcl_auPROVIDER:GoogleCATEGORY:MarketingEXPIRES:3 monthsINFORMATION:Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.COOKIE NAME:_hjidPROVIDER:HotjarCATEGORY:StatisticsEXPIRES:1 yearINFORMATION:Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.COOKIE NAME:bcookiePROVIDER:LinkedInCATEGORY:MarketingEXPIRES:2 yearsINFORMATION:Browser ID cookieCOOKIE NAME:UserMatchHistoryPROVIDER:LinkedInCATEGORY:MarketingEXPIRES:30 daysINFORMATION:LinkedIn Ads ID syncingCOOKIE NAME:langPROVIDER:LinkedInCATEGORY:MarketingEXPIRES:SessionINFORMATION:Sets default locale/languageCOOKIE NAME:lidcPROVIDER:LinkedInCATEGORY:MarketingEXPIRES:1 dayINFORMATION:Used for routingCOOKIE NAME:frPROVIDER:FacebookCATEGORY:MarketingEXPIRES:3 monthsINFORMATION:Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.COOKIE NAME:intercom-id-fu1ds3zzPROVIDER:IntercomCATEGORY:NecessaryEXPIRES:9 monthsINFORMATION:Anonymous visitor identifier cookie for our livechat functionalityCOOKIE NAME:intercom-session-fu1ds3zzPROVIDER:IntercomCATEGORY:NecessaryEXPIRES:1 weekINFORMATION:Identifier for each unique browser session for our livechat functionalityCOOKIE NAME:hide_cookie_bannerPROVIDER:giftproCATEGORY:NecessaryEXPIRES:6 monthsINFORMATION:Records that the user has confirmed our cookie notification banner so it will not be re-shown on subsequent page views
Can I block cookies?
Your browser will usually allow you to alter and control the type of cookies that you will allow websites to store. If you are concerned about our cookies being stored on your computer by this website or other, we strongly recommend that you check your browser for further information. If you choose to block cookies some sections of this website might not be available to you. Here are a few useful links:
- Clear, enable and manage cookies in Chrome
- Delete and manage cookies in Internet Explorer
- Manage cookies and website data in Safari
The details of Third Party cookies may change from time to time, however we will endeavour to keep this document up to date and accurate.