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Our cookies fall into three categories:

  • Strictly necessary – required for the website to display and work correctly
  • Statistics – help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously
  • Marketing – used to track visitors across websites to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user

On your first visit to this website you will be given the option to accept our use of cookies on this website or to use the information above to manage your cookie preferences.

Our use of cookies

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Category Name Purpose Expires after
Dynserv Strictly Necessary DYNSERV Used for load balancing to manage traffic demand on the host server. End of browsing session
Cookie Notice Strictly Necessary Cookie_notice
_accepted
Used to confirm that the website visitor has accepted the cookie policy and the cookie notice popup does not need to be shown. 3 months
Typekit / Font Awesome Strictly Necessary p.gif Used to check that an online font service is working correctly and being used compliantly. End of browsing session
Universal Analytics (Google) Statistics _ga
_gat
_gid
_dc_gtm_
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

24 months
Lead info on forms Statistics _uc_ followed by term (e.g. current session, last referrer etc) Allow us to analyse where leads are coming from. The information is sent along with the details in the online forms submitted to us. 12 months
Doubleclick (Google) Marketing DSID
IDE
id
r/collect
Used to personalise online ads based on past actions of our online customers. 24 months
YouTube (Google) Marketing PREF
VISITOR_INFO1
_LIVE
YSC
Used to record statistics on individual video views of embedded YouTube videos. Varies from end of browsing session to 8 months
Google AdWords Marketing collect
ads/ga-audiences
Used to personalise online ads based on past actions of our online customers. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. End of browsing session
Facebook Pixel Marketing fr, tr Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months
Bing (Microsoft) Marketing MUID
MUIDB
_uetsid
This cookie is an analytics service that connects data from the Bing advertising network with actions performed on the website.

Read Microsoft’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

24 months

 

Changes to our cookies policy

We keep our cookies policy under regular review and we will provide any updates on this web page.

This cookies policy was last updated on 2nd May 2018.

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