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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 in the table below:
|Necessary||ASP.NET_SessionId||Preserves the visitor’s session state across page requests.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Necessary||AWSALB||Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimise user experience.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Necessary||AWSALBCORS||Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimise user experience.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Necessary||PHPSESSID||Preserves user session state across page requests.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Necessary||rc::a||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to
make valid reports on the use of their website.
|Necessary||rc::b||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Necessary||rc::c||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Statistics||_ga||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Statistics||_gat||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Statistics||_gid||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Statistics||_hjid||Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Statistics||_hjTLDTest||Detects the SEO-ranking for the current website. This service is part of a third-party statistics and analysis service.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Statistics||collect||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Marketing||_zlcmid||Preserves users states across page requests.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Marketing||_fbp||Used by VouchedFor to link to Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party
|Marketing||_hjIncludedInSample||Determines if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Marketing||ads/ga-audiences||Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.||http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/cookie-types|
|Necessary||pum-1982||This is used so the site can tell whether you have accepted/closed the cookie popup or not.||https://cookiedatabase.org/cookie/popup-maker/pum/|
|Functional||_cfduid||Used to link the site to VouchedFor to show the company’s VouchedFor rating.||https://cookiedatabase.org/?s=_cfduid|
|Marketing||SL_C_23361dd035530_KEY||A cookie used to link the website to VouchedFor.||https://cookiedatabase.org/cookie/smartlook/sl_c__key/|
|Marketing||SL_C_23361dd035530_SID||A cookie used to link the website to VouchedFor.||https://cookiedatabase.org/cookie/unknown-service/sl_c__sid/|
|Marketing||SL_C_23361dd035530_VID||A cookie used to link the website to VouchedFor.||https://cookiedatabase.org/cookie/smartlook/sl_c__vid/|
|Marketing||_IJCID||A cookie used to link the website to VouchedFor.|
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