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Cookie Policy


Cookies are small files that websites put on your device to make visits quicker, easier and more relevant. Some cookies are necessary for this website to work while others remember things about you and help us to improve our services.

This website places cookies on your computer or handheld device ("your device"). This is standard practice for all websites. Please find below more information about cookies, including how we use them and how to disable them.

Session and persistent cookies

There are two broad classes of cookie used on this website, and they are session and persistent:

Session cookies - these are used to keep track of information needed by a user and their browser on their journey through a website. The session cookies on this website have a short lifetime and expire within a few minutes of you leaving the site. Occasionally we will use 30 day cookies which are similar to session cookies but last a bit longer.

Persistent cookies - these are stored on your device and are not deleted when your browser is closed. This is so they can retain your preferences for this website, allowing those preferences to be used in future browsing sessions. Persistent cookies are used to analyse users' behaviour, and as such help us to improve our services and allows us to prioritise enhancements to this website.

List of Cookies

Below is a list of the cookies that are currently on this website (including those of third parties):

Essential Cookies

Name Purpose/Description Type and Duration
cfid To use client and session variables, ColdFusion must be able to identify the client. It normally does so by setting the following cookie value on the client's system:

CFID: A sequential client identifier

These cookies uniquely identify the client to ColdFusion, which also maintains copies of the variables as part of the Session and Client scopes.
Persistent, 1 day
cftoken To use client and session variables, ColdFusion must be able to identify the client. It normally does so by setting the following cookie value on the client's system:

CFToken: A random-number client security token
These cookies uniquely identify the client to ColdFusion, which also maintains copies of the variables as part of the Session and Client scopes.
Persistent, 1 day
JSESSIONID JSESSIONID is a cookie generated by Servlet containers and used for session management in J2EE web applications for HTTP protocol. If a Web server is using a cookie for session management, it creates and sends JSESSIONID cookie to the client and then the client sends it back to the server in subsequent HTTP requests. JSESSIONID is a platform session cookie and is used by sites with JavaServer Pages (JSP). The cookie is used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server. Session
AEcookieMessage To display cookie banner on site Until next visit
BNI_persistence Used by the traffic balancing service to run the website functionality/content requests including images and JS. Session, each time site accessed

Analytical Cookies

Name Purpose/Description Type and Duration
_ga This cookie is a Google Analytics persistent cookie which is used to distinguish unique users 2 Years
_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. 1 day
_gat_gtag_[property_id] The GA tracking ID allows the creation of up to 50 different views in Analytics to show data in relation to the website 1 minute
visitor_id[accountid] The visitor cookie includes a unique visitor ID and the unique identifier for your account. For example, the cookie name visitor_id12345 stores the visitor ID 1010101010. The account identifier, 12345, makes sure that the visitor is tracked on the correct Pardot account. The visitor value is the visitor_id in your Pardot account. This cookie is set for visitors by the Pardot tracking code. Persistent, 10 years
visitor_id[accountid]-hash The visitor hash cookie contains the account ID and stores a unique hash. For example, the cookie name visitor_id12345-hash stores the hash "855c3697d9979e78ac404c4ba2c66533", and the account ID is 12345. This cookie is a security measure to make sure that a malicious user can't fake a visitor from Pardot and access corresponding prospect information. Persistent, 10 years

How do I disable cookies?

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set.

Visiting www.allaboutcookies.org will provide information on settings within your browser as well as other useful information on cookies.

Below are links to most used browsers with information for blocking cookies, however, be mindful that if you use multiple browsers you will have to undertake this process on each browser and blocking these Essential site cookies will result in a limited experience of the Site:

  • Google Chrome cookie settings
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer cookie settings
  • Mozilla Firefox cookie settings
  • Safari cookie settings
  • IPhone and iPad cookie settings

Google Analytics - We use Google Analytics, an analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"), for continuously improving our services. Google Analytics makes use of cookies that will be stored on your device and that make it possible to track your usage of our services. The data (including your IP address) regarding your usage of our online services collected by the cookies will be sent to a Google server. On our behalf, Google processes this data in order to evaluate the usage of our services, to compile reports on usage activities and to provide us with other services associated with the usage of the services. Your IP address will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of Google Analytics cookies by opting for the appropriate settings in your browser or the respective app (as described above). However, please be advised that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of our services to their full extent. In addition, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the services (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Please find further information in this regard under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout or under https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de&ref_topic=2919631 (general information regarding Google Analytics and data protection).