Cookie Policy

What is a Cookie?
‘Cookies’ are small text files that websites may place on your computer, mobile device or tablet. ‘Cookies’ are designed to hold a small amount of data specific to a particular user and website and can be accessed by both the user’s computer and our web server. We use ‘cookies’ to retain what you have done on one of our websites in order to improve your browsing experience, to help remember you’ve logged in, or to provide video content and advertising while visiting our websites.

Our Policy.
We use Cookies to deliver a smooth experience to our website visitors and to understand how our visitors use our Sites. We do this to understand how we can provide you with a great experience and relevant content.

We do not use cookies to identify you personally as a user of our site. We don’t use cookies to target you with advertising.

Do You Have a Choice Over the Use of Cookies?
Yes. There are a number of options available. You can set your browser either to reject all Cookies, to only allow “trusted” sites to set them, or to accept only those Cookies from those sites which you are using at that moment.

A list of all the Cookies we use, along with our advertising network and technology partners can be found in our Cookie list at the bottom of this page.

Some of the Functionality of Our Website Will Be Lost If You Delete All Cookies
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings are found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. To help you better understand these settings, the following links may be helpful to you.

Chrome
Internet Explorer (Versions 8-11. Use the drop down menu.)
Firefox
Safari

We recommend visiting www.aboutcookies.org. for more information about cookies and how to manage them. You need to understand that deletion of Cookies may remove some functionality of the website and otherwise make use of our websites a more difficult experience for you.

Our Main Technology Partners
We work with, and use the following companies to maintain and improve our websites. We ensure that any company that works with us and collects data, satisfies applicable data protection requirements. If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

Oracle Marketing Cloud – Eloqua
We use Eloqua to manage our email compaigns and newsletter subscriptions.

Google
We use performance type cookies such as Google Analytics to better understand how visitors use our websites, for example, which pages are viewed, how long customers spend visiting a particular page and how often they return to visit our sites. This information assists our marketing and sales teams to understand which of our pages are performing well and which pages require improvement.

HotJar
HotJar collects standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. HotJar collects this information in a way which does not personally identify anyone.

Wistia
We use Wistia to serve ad-free video content to our visitors.

WordPress
WordPress provide the platform for the content of our sites. WordPress uses cookies, or tiny pieces of information stored on your computer, to verify who you are. There are cookies for logged in users and for commenters.

COOKIES IN USE

Cloudflare

_cfduid
The __cfduid cookie is used by our CDN, Cloudflare, to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It identifies a trusted user. It does not correspond to any user ID in your web application, and does not store any personally identifiable information.

utag_main
Expires: 1 year
Pending

Eloqua

ELOQUA
Expires: 2 years
Expires: This cookie contains a Globally Unique Identifier (GUID) a randomly generate strings of characters and numbers that is used to identify visitors to our site.

ELSTATUS
Expires: 2 days
This cookie gets dropped automatically and simply contains the value ‘OK’

Google

_ga
Expires: 2 years
These cookie are used by Google Analytics 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.

_gat, _gat.combinedsites
Expires: 10 minutes
Used by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

_gid
Used by Google Analytics to store a unique value for each page visited.

DSID, AID, APISID
Expires: 2 years
This DoubleClick cookie is generally set through the site by advertising partners, and used by them to build a profile of the website visitor’s interests and show relevant ads on other sites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device. Used to link your activity across devices if you’ve previously signed in to your Google Account on another device.

IDE
Expires: 2 years
This cookie is used for re-targeting, optimization, reporting and attribution of online advertisements through Google Adwords.

__ar_v4
Expires: 1 year
This cookie is associated with the DoubleClick advertising service from Google. Helps with tracking conversion rates for ads.

1P_JAR
Expires: 2 years
Used to track analytics and conversion rates.

HotJar

_hjIncludedInSample
Expires:
This cookie uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample.

LinkedIn

BizoID, BizoData, BizoUserMatchHistory, BizoNetworkPartnerIndex, bcookie, lang, lidc
Expires: 90 days – 6 months
LinkedIn ad analytics. This cookie stores a unique LinkedIn user ID which does not does not contain personally identifiable information.

Wistia

_distillery, personalization_id, _sp_id.2b40, muxData
Expires: 1 year
These cookies are used by the Wistia video player to remember where you are in a video so that if playback is interrupted (for example, by losing your internet connection) then you can get right back to where you left off.

wistia-http2-push-disabled
Expires: 2 weeks
This cookie supports performance tracking by Wistia for their Analytics, so we can see how often videos were watched and how users interacted with video functionality.

_simplex
Expires: 1 year
Cookie by Wistia for storing user’s referrer and landing paged details.

_hstc, hubspotutk
Expires: 1 year
Hubspot cookies implemented by Wistia, to gather information about user interaction with Wistia video content

_w_session
Expires: 1 year

optimizelyEndUserId
Expires: 10 years
Set by Wistia. Stores a visitor’s unique Optimizely identifier. It’s a combination of a timestamp and random number. No other information about you or your visitors is stored inside.

WordPress

edd_items_in_cart
Expires: On browser close
This cookie used by the Easy Digital Downloads software to maintain items added to the cart during digital purchases.

pum-xxxxx
Expires: 1 week to 1 year
This cookie is used to prevent a given popup from displaying if the user has already viewed the popup.

PHPSESSID
Expires: On browser close
The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialized state data. On our website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie.