Last Updated: October 21, 2020
What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a text file which is stored on your computer or other device when you visit the Site. It is a tool that stores information about website visits, recognizes you and your preferences each time you visit our Site, and ensures Site functionality and generally improving your experience of the Site.
This Site uses two types of cookies: session and persistent cookies. Session cookies are stored temporarily on your computer or other device while you browse this Site and are deleted from your computer or other device when you finish browsing. Persistent cookies remain on your computer or other device after you have finished browsing the Site so that we can remember your preferences when you visit the Site in future.
The cookies we use are set by third parties, as described below.
Cookies help us operate the Site and enhance your experience when using the Site. They also help us understand how people use our Site, such as which pages are most popular, so that we can better serve our Site users.
For information about the types of cookies used on the Site, please see below.
What Types of Cookies Do We Use?
The following cookies are used on this Site:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: 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.
- Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow our website to properly function and in particular will allow you to use its more personal features.
- Performance Cookies: These are analytics cookies that allow us to collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. This helps us to improve the way the website works and allows us to test different ideas on the site.
- Advertising/ Targeting Cookies: These cookies are used by third parties to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. You should check the relevant third party website for more information and how to opt out, as described below.
The following third parties set cookies through our Site:
|Google Tag Manager||Strictly necessary: this is used to manage consents, including to determine which scripts and cookies have been consented to be loaded.||Session||Not applicable. Use is essential.|
|Hubspot||Functionality: Used to store information in connection with Starburst online form and autofill a subsequent form if the visitor returns to the site. Blocking this script would remove form functionality on the website.||13 months||
|Google Optimize||Functionality: Used for AB testing and personalisation on our website||2 years|
|Google Adwords||Advertising/Targeting: Used to measure interactions with advertising placements and track behaviour on the Site after clicking on an advertisement. The cookie is also used to display advertising that is relevant to user interests.||90 days|
|Linkedin Insight||Advertising/ Targeting: Used to optimise LinkedIn advertising campaigns, retarget Site visitors, and learn more about visitors to our Site.||90 days|
You can also restrict, block or delete cookies by modifying your browser settings. On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section on the toolbar, which should provide information on how to be notified when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. Please see the links below for guidance on how to modify your web browser’s settings on the most popular browsers:
If you set your browser preferences to block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site. If you delete cookies relating to the Site, including your cookie preferences, you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the Site.
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