Last updated: 31st July 2018
What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
– Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
You can find more information on the individual cookies we use and their purpose in the table below:
AddThis Social Sharing
_atuvc and __atuvs are used by the AddThis Social sharing plugin to allow users to share content across a range of sharing and networking platforms.
More information: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/
Formisimo is a web analytics tool that allows website owners to understand how their users interact with their forms. Without identifying the user Formisimo collects aggregated anonymous information and reports website trends.
More information: https://www.formisimo.com/privacy-policy
Used to distinguish users and throttle request rate as part of the Google Analytics platform.
More information: https://developers.google.com/cookie-usage
Lets Hotjar know whether or not a visitor is included in a sample. Used to generate funnels.
More information: https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/cookie-information
Assigns a unique visitor ID and provide the LiveChat service to users.
More information: https://www.livechatinc.com/privacy-policy/
Microsoft / Bing
Microsoft Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking (UET).
Used to provide functionality to the nudgr service.
Used by PHP to keep track of sessions.
Some information is collected and stored by Piwik including a unique visitor ID, time of the first visit made by this user, time of the previous visit made by this user and the total number of visits for this user.
More information: https://matomo.org/faq/general/faq_146/
UK Cookie Consent Plugin
Tracks whether or not a user has interacted or crossed off the cookie consent bar on the website.
Generates a unique ID for every visitor and is used for the report segmentation feature in VWO. It also allows us to view data in a more refined manner.
More information: https://vwo.com/knowledge/what-are-the-cookies-stored-by-vwo/
Tests to see whether or not your browser is set to accept or reject cookies.
What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/