Cookie Policy

Overview

Our website uses cookies to give users a better experience as well as to distinguish users for analytics purposes.

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer or mobile device by a website.  This explanation from the BBC further explains What are Cookies?

We do not need to use any cookies to ensure the functionality of this website, the cookies we use are to collect analytics via Google Analytics and Hubspot.

Cookie Description

__ga

This distinguishes users and lasts for 2 years. Google Cookie.

__gat

This controls number of requests that are made and lasts for 10 minutes. Google Cookie.

__utma

This distinguishes users and sessions and last 2 years. It is updated everytime data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Cookie.

__utmb

This determines new sessions/visit and lasts for 2 years.  It is updated everytime data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Cookie.

__utmc

This determines the end of a browser session. It expires when the browser is closed. Google Cookie.

__utmz

This determines how you reached our website and lasts for 6 months.  It is updated everytime data is sent to Google Analytics. Google Cookie.

__hstc

The main cookie for tracking visitors and lasts 2 years. It contains: the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session). Hubspot Cookie.

hubspotutk

This cookie is used for to keep track of a visitor's identity and lasts 10 years. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts. Hubspot Cookie.

__hssc Cookie for keeping track of sessions and lasts for 30 minutes. This is used to determine if we should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains: the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), session start timestamp. Hubspot Cookie.
__hssrc Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set. We set it simply to the value "1", and use it to determine if the user has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when we manage cookies, we assume it is a new session. Hubspot Cookie.
__hs_testcookie This cookie used to test whether the visitor has support for cookies enabled and lasts for the session. Hubspot Cookie.
hsPagesViewedThisSession This cookie used to keep track of page views in a session and lasts for the session. Hubspot Cookie.


Blocking and Deleting Cookies

For more information about how to manage cookies, including blocking and deleting cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Please note blocking all cookies may have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.  If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.