Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

Our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to deliver a better and more personalised service when you browse our website and also enables us to improve our site. Cookies enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Cookies used by us

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • 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 to improve 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 to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

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

Cookie name

Expiry date

Purpose

More information

ASP.NET_SessionId

End of the session

Keeps the user session ID for security reasons

http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage

CMSCookieLevel

One year

Specifies which cookies are allowed by the visitor.

http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage

CMSCsrfCookie

End of the session

Store's a security token that the system uses to validate all form data submitted via POST requests. Helps protect against Cross site request forgery.

http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage

CMSLandingPageLoaded

20 minutes

 Indicates that the landing page has already been visited and the Landing page activity is not logged again for the current visitor. Expires after 20 minutes and the expiration period of the key is renewed every time the website is accessed again.

http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage

CMSPreferredCulture

One year

 Stores the visitor's preferred content culture.

http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage

HideCookieMessage

120 days

Shows the cookie banner at the foot of the page

http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage

CurrentContact

50 years

Stores the GUID of the contact related to the current site visitor. Used to track activities on the website.

http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage

VisitorStatus 20 years Indicates if the visitor is new or returning. Used for tracking the visitors statistic in Web analytics. http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage
UrlReferrer One day Stores the URL referrer from which the user arrives on the website. http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage

CMSUserPage

20 minutes

Stores the IDs (DocumentID, NodeID) of the last visited page. Used for logging landing and exit page web analytics and activities.

http://www.kentico.com/cookie-usage

_ga

2 years

Asssociated 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.

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookies-user-id

_gid

One day

Used to distinguish users.

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

_hjIncludedInSample

One year

This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.

https://help.hotjar.com/hc/en-us/articles/115011789248-Hotjar-Cookies

 

Third Party Cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire according to the timetable set out above.


 

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