COOKIES

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies enable websites to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit or for repeat visits. A cookie is a small text file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or mobile device, which enables our website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit or for repeat visits. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Please note that cookies cannot harm your computer.

Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (‘first party cookies’) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (‘third party cookies’).

 

Our Cookie Policy and Usage

We use cookies to track site usage and trends, to improve the quality of our service and to customise your experience on the site. Our cookies don’t store sensitive information such as your name or address: they simply hold a ‘key’ that, once you’re signed in, is associated with this information.

To make full use of our website, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain features of this website by using them. If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, it will mean that your experience on our website will be limited. However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from our website, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Here’s a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for:

 

Cookie Name Expires Explanation
__utma 3 years This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
__utmb 6 months This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
__utmz After a year This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
auth_token After sixteen years This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
guest_id After three years This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
lang When session ends This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
lang When session ends This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
remember_checked After six years This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
remember_checked_on After six years This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
secure_session After sixteen years This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
twll After six years This domain is owned by Twitter. The main business activity is: Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a Third Party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.
wfvt_787711791 After thirty minutes This is a general security login cookie by Hawker Chase Executive Limited.

 

Third Party Embedded Content

If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, you may also be sent cookies from these websites. Buttons that allow the social sharing of content, e.g. Twitter, YouTube or LinkedIn, often send cookies too however we don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Please see the below list of social networking sites that we have third party embedded content on our website:

Twitter
Google+
LinkedIn
Not Actively Looking

 

Further information about cookies

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, please visit www.aboutcookies.org. Please note that we’re not responsible for the content of external websites.