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When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience.

Because we respect your right to privacy, below you will find descriptions on the types of cookies used on this site and options to opt out where preferred. Please note blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

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Cookies policy

Cookie Policy

When you visit our website, we use cookies, which are small pieces of information that allow them to maintain your connection to the website. This website may use cookies for detecting what kind of device you have in order to present content in the best way, for a language switch and/or for other purposes. These cookies do not collect or store any personally identifiable information. You can refuse the use of cookies.

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website operators analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

How to refuse the use of cookies

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality such as personalisation, ‘keep me signed in’ and ‘remember me’ features.

How to disable cookies in your browser

Cookie Table

Name Description Category Expiry
ASP.NET_SessionId ASP.Net_SessionId is a cookie used to identify the users' session on the server. The session used to store data in between off HTTP requests on server. Strictly necessary End of browser session
.ASPXAUTH .ASPXAUTH is a cookie to identify if the user is authenticated (as the user's identity has been verified). Strictly necessary End of browser session
NREUM This cookie is generated by New Relic and this cookie is only created in browsers that do not support the Navigation Timing API. Strictly necessary End of browser session
NRAGENT NRAGENT cookie is created as a token handed out to an end user by "website-NAME" collector and cookie is set if user use Browser agent version v443 or lower. This cookie is used to communicate between the "Website's" collector aggregating end-user metrics and the agent(s) running in the associated web application. Strictly necessary End of browser session
_ga Used to distinguish users. Performance 2 years
_gid Used to distinguish users. Performance 24 hours
_gat Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm. Performance 1 minute
AMP_TOKEN Contains 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. Performance 30 seconds to 1 year
_gac_ Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Performance 90 days
AWSELB AWS Classic Load Balancer creates load balancing cookie: used to map the session to the instance. Strictly necessary 1 Day
AWSALB Classic AWS load balancer first receives a request from a client, it routes the request to a target, generates a cookie named AWSALB that encodes information about the selected target, encrypts the cookie, and includes the cookie in the response to the client. Strictly necessary 1 Day
__CookieConsentV200 _Cookieconsent cookie is a plugin used to comply with EU guideline. Strictly necessary 90 days
_lfa Used to identify the organisation of the visitor. Performance 2 Years
ak_bmsc This domain is owned by Adobe/Omniture. The main business activity is analytics. Performance End of browser session
__utmc This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. It is not used in most sites but is set to enable interoperability with the older version of Google Analytics code known as Urchin. In this older versions this was used in combination with the __utmb cookie to identify new sessions/visits for returning visitors. Performance End of browser session
__utmt When used by Google Analytics this is always a Session cookie which is destroyed when the user closes their browser. Where it is seen as a Persistent cookie it is therefore likely to be a different technology setting the cookie.
This cookie is set by Google Analytics. According to their documentation it is used to throttle the request rate for the service - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
Performance End of browser session
__utmb This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie determines new sessions and visits and expires after 30 minutes. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Any activity by a user within the 30 minute life span will count as a single visit, even if the user leaves and then returns to the site. A return after 30 minutes will count as a new visit, but a returning visitor. Performance End of browser session
__utmz This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour measure of site performance. This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site - so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site. The cookie has a life span of 6 months and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Performance End of browser session
__utma This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie lasts for two years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It is used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. The lifespan of the cookie can be customised by website owners. Performance End of browser session
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's page view limit. Performance End of browser session
_gclxxxx Google conversion tracking cookie Performance 90 days
_hjFirstSeen Identifies a new user's first session on a website, indicating whether or not Hotjar's seeing this user for the first time. Performance End of browser session
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress This cookie is used by HotJar to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie. Performance End of browser session
_hjid 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 behaviour in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID. Performance 1 Year
_hjTLDTest When the Hotjar script executes, we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, we try to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed. Performance End of browser session
test_cookie This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Google’s real time bidding advertising exchange. Targeting End of browser session
Lang This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. This sub-domain is connected with LinkedIn's marketing services that enable website owners to gain insight into types of users on their site based on LinkedIn profile data, to improve targeting. Targeting End of browser session
UserMatchHistory This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. Targeting 30 days
lidc This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. Targeting 24 hours
YSC YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. Targeting End of browser session
lang This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. Targeting End of browser session
SRM_B This domain is owned by Microsoft - it is the site for the search engine Bing. Targeting 390 days
CONSENT YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. Targeting 17 years
AnalyticsSyncHistory This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. Targeting 30 days
cbookie This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. Targeting 2 Years
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos. Targeting 180 days
li_gc This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions. For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. Targeting 725 days
lfuuid This cookie allows us to store information about your preferences and to provide you with offers that are targeted to your individual interests. Targeting 10 years
Recite_Session This cookie controls the functionality of Recite Me, a screenreader plugin we use to add speech, reading and translation support to our website. It remembers things like where the toolbar is, if it is loaded and your speech and colour settings. Without this, you will not be able to use the functionality offered by Recite Me effectively, if at all. Strictly necessary 2 years
Recite.Persist This cookie enables Recite Me across all pages. Strictly necessary 1 year