What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on to your computer by websites that you visit. We believe that the use of these tools enables us to provide users with a more meaningful web experience. They are used to make websites work, to improve the efficiency of websites, to enhance the user's experience and to provide usage information on websites. This information should make your website visits more productive by storing information on your habits and remembering your preferences and any login details, as well as enabling a website to remember you, either by the length of your visit and how you navigate the site (a session cookie, which only exists throughout your visit to the site) or for returning visits (a persistent cookie, which can be stored for up to 2 years).
Types of cookies we use
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website, such as those that enable you to use online forms. These cookies don't gather any data about you that could be used for marketing or remembering personal information.
We use Google Analytics to help us improve the way our website works by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily by identifying which pages are visited and if any errors are encountered. The information collected is anonymous and is used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users, and measure how effective our advertising is.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise your experience and remember your preferences. These cookies also 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, the advertising displayed on it and the communications sent more relevant to you.
For more information about cookies in general, please visit www.aboutcookies.org
Third party cookies on our site
The following sites may set their own cookies whilst browsing our site:
- Twitter (https://twitter.com/en/privacy)
- LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy)
- Google (https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/)
Typically, these cookies will be set if you are or have been signed in to the corresponding account and are linked to the use of the social media buttons embedded on our site. The use of these cookies should have been detailed in each platform's Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policies when you signed up, but for a refresher on these policies please select above.
We make use of remarketing functionality, allowing us display targeted ads to previous visitors of the site. We use Google AdWords remarketing, which set information within a doubleclick.net cookie. You can find out more information by visiting Google Ads Preferences
A full list of cookies on our site can be found below:
|Cookie||Owner||Purpose||Duration/Expiry||Essential or Non-essential cookie|
|_ga||.adgendamedia.com||Google Universal Analytics||Used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.||2 years Non-essential|
|_gat||.adgendamedia.com||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.||1-2 days||Non-essential|
|_gid||.adgendamedia.com||Google Universal Analytics. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.||1-2 days||Non-essential|
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