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Cookie 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. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas 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 remember your login details, saving you time when you visit our website on multiple occasions in one day.   

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie

Name

Purpose

More information

Session Cookie

ASP.NET_SessionID

This is a cookie which is used to identify the users session on the server. The session being an area on the server which can be used to store data in between http requests.

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Google Analytics

                               

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These cookies enable us to monitor our audience size and collect information about how visitors use our site.

This cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site and the pages they visited.

 

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Hotjar

_hjIncludedInSample

This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels

 

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You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

More information about cookies, including how to block them or delete them, can be found at AboutCookies.org.

This policy was last reviewed and updated in October 2018.