COOKIE POLICY

This website uses cookies to help us improve your experience of the website. Cookies are small files placed on your computer's hard drive, or in your browser memory, when you visit. They help us find out what parts of the site you visit, what you like and what is most relevant to you. What cookies do not do is store any personal or confidential information about you. To ensure you get the best from our website, we advise that users keep cookies active on their machine whilst visiting our website.

This website uses cookies specifically as follows:

STRICTLY NECESSARY

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided. We do not require your consent for use of these cookies.

ANALYTICAL COOKIES

We use analytical cookies to track how popular our site is to record visitor trends over time. This site uses Google Analytics, Google DoubleClick, ClickDimensions and Hotjar Analytics. These platforms use cookies to help track which pages are accessed. These cookies contain no personally-identifiable information, but it does use your computer's IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site.

 

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Cookie Name Desciption
__qca The _qca cookie may use your “computer’s IP address, pixel code, referring HTTP location, current HTTP location, search string, time of the access, browser’s time, any searches made on the applicable website, and other statistics” in order to “analyze Log Data from different websites and combine it with other non Personally Identifiable Information to produce the Reports that are made available on the Quantcast.com Site, to enable web publishers and advertisers to deliver audience segments that are appropriate for their products or services.”
_ga Used to distinguish users.
_gat Used to throttle request rate.

 

Google Analytics does not store any personal information about you. Read the Google Analytics privacy document for more details.

 

CLICK DIMENSIONS

Cookie Name Desciption
cuvid This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __cuid cookie is written with a different visitor unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.
cusid This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the site, the script code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on the site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on the site for longer than 30 minutes.
cuvon Used to signal the last time a visitor viewed a page.

 

HOTJAR ANALYTICS

Cookie Name Desciption
hjClosedSurveyInvites This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.
_hjDonePolls This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedPolls This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjDoneTestersWidgets This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjDoneSurveys This cookie is set once a visitor completes a survey. It is used to only load the survey content if the visitor hasn't completed the survey yet.
hjClosedSurveyInvites This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.
_hjDonePolls This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedPolls This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjDoneTestersWidgets This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.

 

Opting out of cookie usage:

i. You can stop third party cookies (such as those we use for Google Analytics ) being stored on your computer by blocking third party cookies from within your browser. For further information, please refer to your browser’s help section or user guide.
ii. Alternatively, if you wish to keep your cookie settings but want to opt-out of Google Analytics tracking, you can download an add-on here.

Additional information:
i. From time to time, we may embed external content from third party websites (e.g. Facebook, YouTube) within our site. These websites may utilise cookies and the privacy policy that will apply to such third-party content will be published on the website of that third-party content provider.