Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

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.

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:

STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

CookieDomainPurposePersistencyType
__cfduidapp-lon08.marketo.comUsed by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.
Is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application, and does not store any personally identifiable information.
1 yearThird Party
BIGipServer#556-llp-263.mktoresp.comUsed to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimise response times.SessionFirst Party

ANALYTICAL / PERFORMANCE COOKIES

CookieDomainPurposePersistencyType
_gaanalytics.google.comRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 yearsFirst Party
_gatanalytics.google.comUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.1 dayFirst Party
_gidjtfmarketing.coRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.1 dayFirst Party
gwccjtfmarketing.coUsed to track visitors who arrive having clicked an advert via Google Adwords.3 monthsFirst Party
oktgidokt.toStores the visitor Id of the user who clicked on an okt.to link.1 yearThird Party
oktsidokt.toStores the session Id of the user who clicked on an okt.to link.SessionThird Party
RSMKTO1app-lon08.marketo.comUsed for marketing automation and content personalization services.SessionThird Party
1P_JARgstatic.com / google.comIt stores the preferences and user information every time the web pages containing Google services are visited.1 monthThird Party
__utma, __utmb, _utmc, __utmzanalytics.google.comIt stores basic navigation information to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 yearsThird Party

FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES

CookieDomainPurposePersistencyType
NIDgoogle.com / google.esIt stores your preferences and other information, specifically your preferred language, as well as the number of search results that you want to be shown per page (for instance, 10 or 20).6 monthsThird Party

TARGETING / ADVERTISING COOKIES

CookieDomainPurposePersistencyType
langlinkedin.com
Set by LinkedIn when a web page contains an embedded "Follow us" panel.SessionThird Party
_gcl_aujtfmarketing.coUsed by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.3 monthsFirst Party
_mkto_trkjtfmarketing.coContains data on visitor behaviour and website interaction . This is used in context with the marketing automation platform Marketo.com, which allows the website to target visitors via email.2 yearsFirst Party
ads/ga-audiencesgoogle.comUsed by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.SessionThird Party
bcookielinkedin.comUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn , for tracking the use of embedded services.2 yearsThird Party
BizoIDads.linkedin.comUsed to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.30 daysThird Party
IDEdoubleclick.net
Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking on
e of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad an d to present targeted ads to the user.
1 yearThird Party
langads.linkedin.comRemembers the user's selected language version of a website.SessionThird Party
lidclinkedin.comUsed by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.1 dayThird Party
test_cookiedoubleclick.net
Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.1 dayThird Party
UserMatchHistorylinkedin.comUsed to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.30 daysThird Party
ANIDgoogle.comHelp customize ads on Google properties.1 yearThird Party
DSIDdoubleclick.netUsed by Google DoubleClick for re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and attribution of online adverts1 dayThird Party

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.

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