This Cookie Notice is dated 22 May 2018.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by us are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than us are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the Website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
From time to time we may have links to other services such as social media or video services on our Website. These third party services may drop cookies on your computer when you use them. Due to the nature of how cookies work, we cannot access these cookies nor control their use. Likewise, these third party services cannot access our session or analytics cookies.
How can you control cookies?
You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies and to set your own cookie preferences on your computer.
These preferences can be to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at all. However, by opting not to receive cookies at any time, certain features of the Website cannot be provided and you may not be able to enjoy the Website to its fullest. All web browsers are different and to learn how to change your cookie preferences, check the “Help” menu of your browser.
Cookies notification and control
Cookies within our Websites
|PHP Session Cookies||PHPSESSID||We use these cookies to store a simple message when a form is submitted that can be displayed on a different page. For example, if an enquiry form is completed incorrectly, a message will be stored and presented to the user to indicate the errors in the submission.
When an enquiry form is submitted successfully, a message is stored and presented to the user thanking them for their enquiry.
|Google Analytics||_ga||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our sites. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the sites. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the sites, where the visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited.|
|Google Network||ads/ga-audiences||These cookies are used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.|
|Akero||_cfduid||This cookie is used by the Akero Forms service and Cloudflare to identify trusted web traffic.|
|ShareThis||_stid||We use a button on our websites to allow you to easily spread the word about QA to other people, by one of several means. The cookies simply determine whether you are signed in to ShareThis independently, and make the button work.|
|AddtoAny||uvc||AddToAny automatically integrates with Google Analytics and enabled visitors to share and save content.|
|ShareThis||__sharethis_cookie_test__||We use a button on our websites to allow you to easily spread the word about QA to other people, by one of several means. The cookies simply determine whether you are signed in to Share. This independently, and make the button work.|
|HotJar||hjIncludedInSample||Hotjar is used by us to understand how our website visitors use the website. These session cookies are set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.|