Cookie Policy


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Our use of cookies is discussed below.

First Party Cookies

Through browsing our site, the following cookies may be placed on your computer:

Google Analytics cookies

  • _ga
  • _gali
  • _gat
  • _gid
  • _dc_gtm

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on visitor (aka. user) interactions on our website, all of this data is anonymised and is used solely for the purpose of understand visitor’s behaviour as a whole and hence improving user experience on our site.

Hotjar Cookies

  • _hjIncludedInSample

Hotjar is an analytics tool that helps us record visitor behaviour, take feedback, run polls, and make improvements on our website. Hotjar uses cookies to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of our site. This information is collected in a way which does not personally identify anyone.

Oracle Maxymiser Cookies

  • mmapi.tst

Oracle Maxymiser is a website testing and personalisation solution that enables us to test, target and personalize what our customers see on our website. Maxymiser uses cookies to track campaign data and to group users for the purpose of delivering personalised and multivariate website experiences – all data passed in these cookies is anonymised meaning no personal information is tracked.

Innometrics / APSIS Cookies

  • ely_vID
  • ely.profile

Innometrics, who are now merged with APSIS, is a data driven marketing solution used to help the website to understand users and visitors. In order to do this, some activity is tracked using basic container tags and cookies, which pass no personally identifiable information.

Wordfence Cookies

  • wordfence_verifiedHuman
  • wfvt_

Wordfence is a security plugin for WordPress websites, that helps us protect against hacking and other common website threats. The cookies it sets are used simply to determine that you are a human user of our website. They do not pass any further information about you other than a general, non-specific geographic location. These cookies are essential to the functionality of our website and for your security, as such you cannot disable them.

Third Party Cookies

In addition to the above, the organisations listed below may set their own cookies whilst you are browsing our site:

  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • Vimeo

These are generally only set if you are signed into a matching account to one of the mentioned services are normally linked to the provision of embedded services, such as social media “follow” buttons. You can find more information about these cookies and how to change your preferences on each organisation’s individual Cookie Policy page.

Blocking or declining cookies

If you don’t want us to store cookies on your device, you can block cookies. Blocking cookies is unlikely to have any impact on the performance of our site, but on occasion can prevent some pages from displaying correctly. Please see below links to guides on how to block or decline cookies from all major website browsers: