What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer or device by us or a third party when you visit certain parts of our website and/or when you use certain features of our website. They are useful because they can enhance the user experience whilst browsing the website. Some cookies are required in order for certain aspects of the site to work correctly (such as form submissions, secure downloads and security monitoring) while others are used for analytics or marketing purposes such as Google Analytics.

The following tables outlines all cookies used on this website. We have grouped these cookies by Strictly Necessary, Analytics, Marketing & Media.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

We use necessary cookies to make our site work. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Provider Cookie Name Expiration Time Purpose
CookieControl CookieControl 180 days

This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on this site. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

Cloudflare, Inc __cfruid Session

This cookie is set by HubSpot’s Content Delivery Network (CDN) provider in connection with their rate-limiting policies.

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Cloudflare, Inc _cflb This cookie is a session cookie that lasts anywhere from several seconds up to 24 hours.

When enabling session affinity with Cloudflare Load Balancer, Cloudflare sets a __cflb cookie with a unique value on the first response to the requesting client. Cloudflare routes future requests to the same origin, optimising network resource usage. In the event of a failover, Cloudflare sets a new __cflb cookie to direct future requests to the failover pool.

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Cloudflare, Inc _cf_bm This cookie expires after (at most) 30 minutes of continuous inactivity by the End User

Cloudflare's bot products identify and mitigate automated traffic to protect your site from bad bots. Cloudflare places the __cf_bm cookie on End User devices that access Customer sites that are protected by Bot Management or Bot Fight Mode. The __cf_bm cookie is necessary for the proper functioning of these bot solutions.

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HubSpot, Inc __hs_do_not_track 13 months

This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot. It contains the string "yes". We use this cookie as the default state prior to any consent provided by the user.

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HubSpot, Inc hs_ab_test Session

This cookie is used to consistently serve visitors the same version of an A/B test page they’ve seen before. It contains the id of the A/B test page and the id of the variation that was chosen for the visitor.

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Turtl Inc session Session

This cookie keeps a reader’s website session alive

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Turtl Inc hasSeenCookieNotice 3650 Days

Remembers if a reader has seen our cookie notice

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Wistia, Inc wistia-http2-push-disabled Session

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Wistia, Inc wistia Persistent

We use Wistia to host video content which is embedded on our website which may or may not set cookies on your computer. This is a necessary requirement to allow for successful playback when visiting a page or pages where video content is present. Please note however we have activated the Player Privacy Mode provided by Wistia. This setting ensures that any data collected is fully anonymized and disables session and cookie tracking and anonymizing IP addresses.

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Wistia, Inc wistia-video-progress * Session

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Wistia, Inc _distillery 1 year

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Wistia, Inc loglevel Persistant

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Google LLC _gcl_au 90 Days

Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across web sites using their services. It’s the first party cookie for “Conversion Linker” functionality – it takes information in ad clicks and stores it in a first-party cookie so that conversions can be attributed outside the landing page. This information is only utilised if Analytics Cookies are accepted by a user.

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Google LLC _gcl_aw, _gcl_dc, gcl_gb 90 Days

This cookie is installed by default if you enter the site from a paid advert by Google. It is used to store the Ad Click information if detected. The data associated can only be utilised if analytics cookies are accepted by the user.

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Analytics Cookies

Provider Cookie Name Expiration Time Purpose
Google LLC _gid 24 hours

Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users.

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Google LLC _ga_ 2 years

Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users.

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Google LLC _gat 1 minute

Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.

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Google LLC _gac_ 90 days

Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.

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Google LLC _ga 2 years

Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users.

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Google LLC AMP_TOKEN 30 seconds to 1 year

Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.

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Turtl Inc readerId 3650 Days

Remembers readers between sessions

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Marketing Cookies

Provider Cookie Name Expiration Time Purpose
Bing Ads, Microsoft, Inc MUID 30 days

This cookie is widely used by Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It can be set by embedded Microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.

Bing Ads, Microsoft, Inc _uetvid Session

This cookie is used by Bing to gather anonymous information on how visitors are using our website.

Bing Ads, Microsoft, Inc MUIDB 1 Year

This cookie is widely used by Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It can be set by embedded Microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.

Bing Ads, Microsoft, Inc _uetsid Session

This cookie is used by Bing to gather anonymous information on how visitors are using our website.

HubSpot, Inc __hstc 13 months

The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).

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HubSpot, Inc hubspotutk 13 months

This cookie keeps track of a visitor's identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.

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HubSpot, Inc __hssc 30 minutes

This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.

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HubSpot, Inc __hssrc Session

Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session. It contains the value "1" when present.

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Intercom, Inc intercom-id-[app_id] 9 months

Anonymous visitor identifier cookie. As people visit your site they get this cookie.

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Intercom, Inc intercom-session-[app_id] Session

Identifier for each unique browser session. The user can access their conversations and have data communicated on logged out pages for 1 week, as long as the session isn't intentionally terminated with `Intercom('shutdown');`, which usually happens on logout.

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Lead Forensics lfuuid 10 years

The _lfuuid cookie allows a website to track visitor behaviour on the sites on which the cookie is installed. Tracking is performed anonymously until a user identifies himself by submitting a form.

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LinkedIn Corporation lms_ads 30 days

Used to identify LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn in the Designated Countries for advertising.

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LinkedIn Corporation lms_analytics 30 days

Used to identify LinkedIn Members in the Designated Countries for analytics.

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LinkedIn Corporation lidc 24 hours

To optimise data center selection.

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LinkedIn Corporation UserMatchHistory 30 days

LinkedIn Ads ID syncing

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LinkedIn Corporation AnalyticsSyncHistory 30 days

Used to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries.

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LinkedIn Corporation li_oatml 30 days

Used to identify LinkedIn Members off LinkedIn for advertising and analytics outside the Designated Countries and, for a limited time, advertising in the Designated Countries.

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LinkedIn Corporation li_fat_id 30 days

Member indirect identifier for Members for conversion tracking, retargeting, analytics.

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LinkedIn Corporation li_sugr 90 days

Used to make a probabilistic match of a user's identity outside the Designated Countries.

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LinkedIn Corporation U 3 months

Browser Identifier for users outside the Designated Countries.

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LinkedIn Corporation _guid 90 days

Used to identify a LinkedIn Member for advertising through Google Ads.

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LinkedIn Corporation BizographicsOptOut 10 years

Determine opt-out status for 3rd party tracking.

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LinkedIn Corporation bcookie 2 years

Browser Identifier cookie to uniquely identify devices accessing LinkedIn to detect abuse on the platform.

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Media Cookies

Provider Cookie Name Expiration Time Purpose

Retired Cookies

These cookies are no longer in-use, but may be present for returning visitors. These cookies can be deleted. Please follow the instructions provided by your browser supplier in order to remove these from your device.

Provider Cookie Name Expiration Time Purpose
Cloudflare, Inc __cfduid 30 days

The __cfduid cookie helps Cloudflare detect malicious visitors to our Customers’ websites and minimizes blocking legitimate users. It may be placed on the devices of our customers' End Users to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It is necessary for supporting Cloudflare's security features.

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NextRoll, Inc __adroll 1 month

This cookie is used to identify the visitor across visits and devices. It is used by real-time bidding for advertisers to present relevant advertisement.

NextRoll, Inc csrftoken 1 year

Purpose: Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks

NextRoll, Inc _hp2_ses_props [app_id] 24 hours

AdRoll user related.

NextRoll, Inc _hp2_id [app_id] Session

AdRoll user related.

NextRoll, Inc __adroll_fpc 5 years

This cookie is used to identify the visitor across visits and devices. It is used by real-time bidding for advertisers to present relevant advertisement.

NextRoll, Inc cb_user_id 1 year

AdRoll user related.

NextRoll, Inc cb_group_id 1 year

AdRoll user related.

NextRoll, Inc cb_anonymous_id 1 year

AdRoll user related.

NextRoll, Inc _hp2_props [app_id] Session

AdRoll user related.

YouTube, Google LLC VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 179 days

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

YouTube, Google LLC YSC Session

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

YouTube, Google LLC yt-remote-device-id [x2] Persistent

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

YouTube, Google LLC yt-remote-fast-check-period [x2] Session

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

YouTube, Google LLC yt-remote-session-app [x2] Session Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
YouTube, Google LLC yt.innertube::nextId [x2] Persistent

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

YouTube, Google LLC yt.innertube::requests [x2] Persistent

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

YouTube, Google LLC yt-remote-cast-installed [x2] Session

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

YouTube, Google LLC yt-remote-connected-devices [x2] Persistent

Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.

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Last updated: 7 October 2021