Cookies Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies 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. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of 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.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • 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 more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
ServiceCookie NameDescriptionExpiration Time
Google Analytics gtag.js and analytics.js_gaUsed to distinguish users.2 years
_gidUsed to distinguish users.24 hours
_gatUsed to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.1 minute
AMP_TOKENContains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.30 seconds to 1 year
_gac_<property-id>Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.90 days
Google Analytics ga.js__utmaUsed to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.2 years from set/update
__utmtUsed to throttle request rate.10 minutes
__utmbUsed to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascriptlibrary executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.30 mins from set/update
__utmcNot used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmbcookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.End of browser session
__utmzStores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.6 months from set/update
__utmvUsed to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.2 years from set/update
Google MapsNID, OGPC, APISIDThese cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google maps on them.From 1 month to 6 months
Google1P_JAR, CONSENT, APISD, HSID, S, SIDCC, NID, SIDGoogle uses these cookies, based on recent searches and interactions, to customise ads on Google websites.From 1 month to 20 years
DV, UULEThese cookies are used by Google to collect information about how visitors use our site.1 day
OTZA cookie used by Google Analytics that provides an aggregate analysis of Website visitors1 week
PHP SystemPHPSESSIDThis cookie contains information that identifies the user and is destroyed when the session expires.Session
HotjarhjClosedSurveyInvitesThis cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal pop-up. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.1 Year
_hjDonePollsThis cookie is set once a visitor completes a Poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same Poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.1 Year
_hjMinimizedPollsThis cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site.1 Year
_hjDoneTestersWidgetsThis cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.1 Year
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgetsThis cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site.1 Year
_hjDoneSurveysThis cookie is set once a visitor completes a survey. It is used to only load the survey content if the visitor hasn’t completed the survey yet.1 Year
_hjIncludedInSampleThis session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.1 Year
_hjShownFeedbackMessageThis cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.1 Year
Shareaholicc_id, e, lrc_e, lrc_t, p_locc_h,
p_locc_user_id_expiry,
p_orc_2, shr_br
Cookies used to share content and connect with social networks.From session to 2 years
DoubleClickDSID, IDE, _drt_, idThese cookies are used for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online advertsFrom 2 days to 2 months
cookie_notice_acceptedThis cookie enables you to accept our cookie statement once every year.1 year
WordPresswp-settings-, wp-settings-time
Used to customize the view of admin interface/main site interface for logged in users.
2 weeks
wordpress_test_cookieChecks if cookies are enabled to provide appropriate user experience.Session
wordpress_logged_in_Checks whether or not the current visitor is a logged in WordPress.com user.Session
wordpress_sec_Essential WordPress session management cookies for logged in users.Session
itsec-hb-login-*Set by WP Security Plugin to change the backend login URL for additional security.Session
AppNexusanj, usersyncThese cookies contain data denoting whether a cookie ID is synced with AppNexus partners. Read more information.90 days
icuThe icu cookie is used to select ads and limit the number of times a user sees a particular ad.90 days
uuid2This cookie is used to help deliver ads to people who have previously visited our websites, purchased our products or used our apps and to recommend products and services based on that activity.90 days
sessIt is used by the Platform to test whether a browser is configured to accept cookies from AppNexus.Session
areyouahuman.comayah_distiltag_syncUnclassifiedSession
aocUnclassified1 year
cpx.tocpSessUnclassified1 year
crwdcntrl.net (Lotame)_cc_dc, _cc_domain, _cc_aud, _cc_cc, _cc_idLotame is a Data Management Platform. It helps to collect and organise information from websites, mobile applications and online advertising campaigns. Lotame cookies contain non-personally identifiable information. This helps serve targeted content to users across devices and improve the effectiveness of online advertising. Find out more.1 year
Adobe Audience Manager (demdex.net)demdexThis cookie helps Adobe Audience Manager perform basic functions such as visitor identification, ID synchronization, segmentation, modeling, reporting, etc.179 days
DPMThis cookie helps Adobe Audience Manager and the main business activity is online profiling for targeted marketing.179 days
dextpAudience Manager sets this cookie to record the last time it made a data synchronization call179 days
DSTJSAudience Manager sets this cookie when there’s an error sending data to a destination.179 days
DSTUnclassified179 days
Adobe Advertising (everesttech.net)ev_sync_ax, ev_sync_rc, everest_g_v2, ev_sync_pm, ev_sync, fs, ev_sync, bk, gglck, _tmae, ev_sync_yh, ev_sync_ix, ev_sync_nx, ev_sync_dd, ev_sync_oxUsed for targeted ads and to document efficacy of each individual ad.From Session to 2 years
Eyeota.netmako_uid, ONPLFTRHCollects data on user visits to the website, such as what pages have been accessed. The registered data is used to categorise the user’s interest and demographic profiles in terms of resales for targeted marketing.1 year and
Session (ONPLFTRH)
ml314.comtp, u, piUnclassifiedFrom Session to 1 year
owneriq.netlc, bkc, adpq, bsc, nsc, pmc, apq, tapq, oath, cwc, lrc, tpq, rc gguuid, oxc, p2, si, roc, kc, rmuuid, ccCollects anonymous information about products and services that people own, use or have shown interest in. That information is used to provide relevant advertising and content to in ads.From session to 5 years
scorecard
research.com
UID, UIDRThe UID cookie is associated with comScore; these are used to get 3rd party measurement of audience size.2 years
Simpli.fiuidRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads1 year
tynt.compidsUnclassified3 months
Rocket Fuel Incub, euds, cmd, eud, smd, ruds, rudRegisters anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network.From session to 1 year