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Cookie declaration last updated on 12/07/2018 by Cookiebot:
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
|CookieConsent||Afiniti.co.uk||Stores the user’s cookie consent for the current domain||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
|_utma||Static.hupso.com||Used by Google Analytics, collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit.||2 years||HTTP|
|_ga||Afiniti.co.uk||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website||2 years||HTTP|
|_gat||Afiniti.co.uk||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||Session||HTTP|
|_gid||Afiniti.co.uk||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website||Session||HTTP|
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
|bcookie||Linkedin.com||Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services||2 years||HTTP|
|bscookie||Linkedin.com||Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services||2 years||HTTP|
|GPS||Youtube.com||Registers a unique ID on mobile devised to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location||Session||HTTP|
|lidc||Linkedin.com||Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services||Session||HTTP|
|NID||Google.com||Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads||6 months||HTTP|
|PREF||Youtube.com||Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos||8 months||HTTP|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Youtube.com||Tries to estimate the user’s bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.||179 days||HTTP|
|YSC||Youtube.com||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen||Session||HTTP|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||Youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session||HTML|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Persistent||HTML|
|yt-remote-device-id||Youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Persistent||HTML|
|yt-remote-fast-check-period||Youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session||HTML|
|yt-remote-session-app||Youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session||HTML|
|yt-remote-session-name||Youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session||HTML|