Last Updated: May 16, 2023
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used to make websites work or improve the efficiency of a website. Cookies help with website functionality and user experience because websites can read and write to these text files, enabling the site to recognize you and remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient (i.e., by remembering your language or font preference settings).
Cookies Used By Our Website
Our site may use the following cookies:
Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are cookies required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log in to secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. Below is a description of the cookies of this type that we use on our website, including the retention period for such cookies.
|ASP.NET_SessionId||Microsoft Application Session Cookie||This general purpose platform session cookie is used by sites written with Microsoft .NET-based technologies. It’s usually used to maintain an anonymized user session by the server.||Session|
|CookieScriptConsent||Cookie Script Consent Cookie||This cookie is used by Cookie-Script.com service to remember visitor cookie consent preferences. It is necessary for Cookie-Script.com cookie banner to work properly.||1 month|
|visit_ID / visitor_ID||Hawksearch Cookie||Functional search cookie preserves the visitor’s session state across page requests. Hawksearch receives and stores only anonymous data directly from the website and on storage uses a non-PII ID to determine which results or recommendations to provide to a user.||1 year|
Analytics and Performance Cookies. These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they use it. This helps us improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. Below is a description of the cookies of this type that we use on our website, including the retention period for such cookies.
|_VxSessionID||Vuture Tracking Session Cookie||Records in Vuture email marketing software dashboard the visitor’s website journey and links clicked.||Session|
|_ga||Google Analytics Persistent Cookie||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is 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|
|_gat||Google Analytics Pattern Type Cookie||This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It is a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.||1 minute|
|_gid||Google Analytics Persistent Cookie||This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and update a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track pageviews.||1 day|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||Hot Jar Analytics Persistent Cookie||The cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user’s journey for a total session count. It does not contain any identifiable information.||30 minutes|
|_hjFirstSeen||Hot Jar Analytics Persistent Cookie||The cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user’s journey for a total session count. It does not contain any identifiable information.||30 minutes|
|_hjid||Hot Jar Analytics Persistent Cookie||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 behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.||1 year|
|intEmailHistoryId||Vuture Tracking Persistent Cookie||This is used by the Vuture platform to uniquely identify visitors if they click onto a webpage from a firm email marketing communication distributed by Vuture. The cookie records pages visited and time spent on the page.||1 year|
|AWSALBCORS||Siteimprove Analytics Session Cookie||The AWSALB cookie ensures that all page views for the same visit (user session) are sent to the same endpoint. This enables us to determine the sequence of a user’s page views needed for features like Behavior Tracking and Funnels.||Session|
|nmstat||Siteimprove Analytics Session Cookie||This cookie is set by SiteImprove. It registers statistical data on visitors’ behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator.||2 years 9 months|
Third Party/Embedded Cookies. Our sites make use of different third party applications and services to enhance the experience of website visitors. These include social media platforms or embedded content from Youtube and Vimeo. As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties, and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.
|.my.captivate.fm||Captivate Session Cookie||Captivate podcast hosting cookie which contains information that is stored in a temporary memory location and then subsequently deleted after the session is completed or the web browser is closed.||Session|
How to Manage, Disable or Opt-Out of Cookies Used By This Site
You may refuse, accept or remove cookies from our website at any time by activating or accessing the Cookie preferences setting on your browser. To change your Cookie preferences or disable cookies altogether, refer to https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled or removed, not all features of this website may operate as intended.
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