Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy – Last updated 27.04.2023

We believe in being clear and open about how we collect and use data related to you. In the spirit of transparency, this policy provides detailed information about how and when we use cookies. It may look technical but it is designed to give you confidence about how we use your data and keep it safe.

 

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They, and similar technologies enable you to be remembered when using that computer or device to interact with websites and online services and can be used to manage a range of features and content as well as storing searches and presenting personalised content.

 

Why do we use cookies?

As described in Cookies and other Technologies in our Privacy Policy, Our Site uses cookies and similar technologies to distinguish you from other users of Our Site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse Our Site and also allows us to improve Our Site. (based on how you use the site)

They are necessary for the performance of a contract with you, or because using them is in our legitimate interests (where we have considered that these are not overridden by your rights), and, in some cases, where required by law, where you have consented to their use.

Cookies also help us keep your account safe. By continuing to visit or use our services, you are agreeing to the use of cookies and similar technologies for the purposes we describe in this Policy.

 

How long do they last?

A number of cookies and similar technologies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Others are used to remember you when you return to Our Site and will last for longer.

What type of cookies do we use?

We use cookies and/or other similar technologies such as tracking GIFs (Graphics Interchange Format), either alone or in combination with each other to create a unique device ID.

 

We use the following types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website and under our terms with you. 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 for our legitimate interests of improving 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, subject to your choices and preferences, to personalise our content, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

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

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry
lidc Provide load balancing functionality 1 day
li_gc To store cookie preferences 6 months
bcookie To store browser details 1 year
UserMatchHistory To provide ad delivery or retargeting 30 days
_hssrc To store a unique session ID session
_hssc To store anonymized statistics 30 mins
AnalyticsSyncHistory To store and track visits across websites 30 days
_hstc To store time of visit 13 months
_cf_bm To read and filter requests from bots 30 mins
Hubspotukt To keep track of a visitor’s identity 30 mins
_ _ga To distinguish users 2 years
_ _ga_73JD625SV0 To persist session state 2 years

 

Disabling cookies

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies and similar technologies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that and your help screen or manual will tell you how to do this. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of our website if you do so.

The effect of disabling cookies depends on which cookies you disable but, in general, the website may not operate properly if all cookies are switched off. Rejecting or disabling cookies could result in certain content or functionality not being available to you.

If you want to disable cookies on our site, you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.

 

Other helpful resources

Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.

Google Chrome

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Safari (Desktop)

Safari (Mobile)

Android Browser

Opera

Opera Mobile

For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.