Cookies

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small piece of data (which often includes a unique identifier) that is stored on your computer, mobile phone or tablet. It is generated when users access a certain website. The cookie is stored on your browser and then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit.

Only essential cookies are generated automatically. Optional cookies for marketing and analytics purposes have to be enabled by you.Cookies that are generated through the use of this website are not used to identify you personally but they are used to make the site work better for you by remembering activities and preferences chosen by you and your browser and allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently. Google Analytics are used to measure how many people are using this website service, and from where in the world they visit us.

Marketing

We use cookies to make our marketing more engaging and relevant to users. If enabled by users, we use cookie information to focus our marketing on what’s relevant to specific users, to improve performance reporting, and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen. For example, we use cookies to remember your most recent searches, your previous interactions with our ads or search results, and your visits to our website.

We may also use data from conversion cookies to determine how many people who click on our ads go on to register on our site. Conversion cookies are not used by Google for interest-based ad targeting and persist for a limited time only.

The following non-essential cookies are used on this site:

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
_gat_UA-146595501-1 1 minute Used to throttle request rate
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users
_gid 1 day Used to distinguish users
IDE 1 year Used by Google to deliver adverts more relevant to the user and their interests
CookieControl 90 days This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
_cfduid 1 year 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.
https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-What-does-the-CloudFlare-cfduid-cookie-do-
_fbp 3 months Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products on Facebook
fr 3 months Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products on Facebook
tr Session cookie - expires when browser closed Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers
act Session cookie - expires when browser closed Facebook cookie used for analytics and research
c_user 1 year Facebook user login cookie used to deliver adverts more relevant to the user and their interests
datr 2 years Facebook cookie used to detect browser
spin 1 year Facebook advertiser cookies are used for reporting on social campaign
sb 1 year Facebook cookie used to detect browser
xs 1 year Facebook cookie used alongside c_user to authenticate user's identity
guest_id 2 years Used by Twitter to distinguish users
personalization_id 2 years Twitter cookie used to deliver adverts more relevant to the user and their interests
anj 90 days Contains data denoting if the cookie ID is synced with an AppNexus partner
usersync 90 days Contains data denoting if the cookie ID is synced with an AppNexus partner
uuid2 90 days Contains a randomly generated unique value to help AppNexus distinguish users
icu 90 days Used by AppNexus to deliver adverts more relevant to the user and their interests
lidc 1 day Set by Linkedin and used for routing
UserMatchHistory 6 months Set by Linkedin to deliver adverts more relevant to the user and their interests
bcookie 1 year Used by Linkedin to distinguish users
lissc 1 year Used by Linkedin for the tracking of embedded services

Youtube

The video(s) embedded on this site from our official YouTube channel use YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. If you click on the YouTube video player, this mode may set cookies on your computer but YouTube will not store personally identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos.

You can find out more at YouTube's embedding videos information page.

If you wish to control, block or delete any cookies which are generated by this website, you can do so through your browser settings. You can find out how by looking at the help menu on your browser. Otherwise, we’ll assume you’re OK to continue using Cookies.

You can find more information about cookies on the About Cookies website.