Last updated on 25th August, 2021
What is a cookie?
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, and allow us to recognise you and make your visit easier and more useful when you revisit the website.
2. Types of Cookies
We use the following broad types of cookies:
Essential Cookies. These cookies are sometimes called “strictly necessary” cookies, and are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical or Performance Cookies. These 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 by, for example, 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.
Third Party Cookies
Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called ‘third-party cookies’. Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website or service you are using (such as advertising, interactive content and analytics). These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third-party cookies are likely to be performance cookies or targeting cookies, including for instance:
List of Third Party Cookies
i. Google Analytics: Universal Analytics
ii. Google Ads Remarketing Page View
iv. Facebook Pixel ID 394115517893648
v. Hubspot Tag
vi. Share Buttons
vii. Twitter Tag
ix. Conversion Linker
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