Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Necessary. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytics. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Advertising. These are specifically designed to gather information from you on your device to display advertisements to you based on relevant topics that interest you.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below:

NECESSARY (enabled by default)- so called mandatory and essential cookies that are necessary for the core functionality of the website.

Cookie

Period

Description

Provider

wp-wpml_current_language 

1 day

Stores the current language

ROI Operations UK Ltd

wp-wpml_current_admin_language_{hash} 

1 day

Stores the current WordPress administration area language

ROI Operations UK Ltd

_icl_visitor_lang_js 

1 day

Stores the redirected language

ROI Operations UK Ltd

wpml_browser_redirect_test 

Session

Tests if cookies are enabled

ROI Operations UK Ltd

WordPress_[hash] 

Session

Stores the authentication details on login.

ROI Operations UK Ltd

WordPress_logged_in_[hash] 

Session

Indicate when you are logged in, and who you are.

ROI Operations UK Ltd

WordPress_test_cookie 

Session

Checks if the cookies are enabled on the browser

ROI Operations UK Ltd

Wp-settings-{time}-[UID] 

Session

used to customize view of admin interface and the front-end

ROI Operations UK Ltd

Comment_author_[hash]

Session

Remembers the value entered into the comment form’s name field

ROI Operations UK Ltd

Comment_author_email_[hash]

Session

Remembers the value entered into the comment form’s email field

ROI Operations UK Ltd

Comment_author_url_[hash]

Session

Remembers the value entered into the comment form’s URL field

ROI Operations UK Ltd

Ct_ultimate_gdpr_cookie 

1 year

The cookie stores your cookie consent  

ROI Operations UK Ltd

Ct_ultimate_gdpr_cookie_level 

1 year

The cookie stores your cookie permission setting

ROI Operations UK Ltd

ANALYTICS – (Enabled only upon explicit consent of the user)– 3rd party cookies used for analytics of user activity on the website.

  

Cookie

Period

Description

Provider

_ga

2 years

used to identify unique users

Google LLC

_gat

1 minute

used to identify unique users

Google LLC

_gid

24 hours

Used to distinguish users

Google LLC

_ga_QQYSNR10W2

2 years

This cookie is used to monitor our campaigns.

Google LLC

Li_oatml

 

Used for advertisement analytics, share button functionality, security and user tracking cookies

LinkedIn

Lang

Session

Used to remember a user’s language setting

LinkedIn

Liap

1 year

Used by non-www.domains to denote the logged in status of a member

LinkedIn

Lidc

24 hours

To optimize data center selection 

LinkedIn

Lissc

1 year

Used to ensure there is correct SameSite attribute for all cookies in that browser

LinkedIn

bcookie

2 years

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

LinkedIn

JSESSIONID

session

Used for CSRF protection

LinkedIn

spectroscopyId

7 days

Used to catch malicious activity through browser extensions

LinkedIn

li_at

 

Used to authenticate Members and API clients

LinkedIn

fid

7 days

Used to track malicious activity on the site

LinkedIn

fcookie

Session

To determine if a user is a person and not a bot

LinkedIn

 

 

 

ADVERTISING –  (Enabled only upon explicit consent of the user) – 3rd party cookies used for gathering information on you, your device and your behaviour on our website for further marketing and personalised ads.

Cookie

Period

Description

Provider

_ga

2 years

used to identify unique users

Google LLC

_gat

1 minute

used to identify unique users

Google LLC

NID

6 weeks

The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information

Google LLC

DV

6 weeks

Used for Google ad personalization

Google LLC

1P_JAR

1 week

These cookies are used to collect website statistics and track conversion rates

Google LLC

CONSENT

20 years

Stores visitors’ preferences and personalizes ads.

Google LLC

AID

2 years

links your activities on other devices you have logged into using your Google account for conversion tracking

Google LLC

__Secure-3PSID

2 years

Builds a profile of website visitor interests to show relevant and personalized ads through retargeting.

Google LLC

__Secure-3PSIDCC

2 years

Builds a profile of website visitor interests to show relevant and personalized ads through retargeting.

Google LLC

SID

2 years

Enables us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website

Google LLC

SIDCC

1 year

Enables us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website

Google LLC

SAPISD

1 year

Enables us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website

Google LLC

SEARCH_SAMESITE

6 months

Enables us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website

Google LLC

S

Session

Enables us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website

Google LLC

APISID

2 years

Enables us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website

Google LLC

1P-JAR

1 month

Enables us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website

Google LLC

HSID

2 years

Enables us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website

Google LLC

ANID

1 year

Enables us to understand if you complete certain actions on our website

Google LLC

OTZ

1 month

help customize ads on Google properties, like Google Search

Google LLC

_guid

90 days

Used to identify a LinkedIn Member for advertising through Google Ads

LinkedIn

UserMatchHistory

30 days

LinkedIn Ads ID syncing

LinkedIn

_fbc

2 years

To store last visit

Facebook

Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third-party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies:

Google LLC

LinkedIn

Facebook

How to control your Cookie preferences

Strictly necessary cookies do not require your consent.

For performance, analytics, targeting, and advertising cookies we request your consent before placing them on your device.

You can give your consent, control, or change your cookie preference using the dedicated cookie pop-up which appears on the website on your first visit by clicking on the “change settings” option and selecting the desired cookie level setting. Once saved, you may also alter your cookie level preference at any time by clicking on the gear icon at the bottom left corner of the page. 

Alternatively, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.

You can find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Mozilla Firefox

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Opera

Apple Safari

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

How to withdraw your consent in relation to the use of Cookies

If you wish to withdraw your consent to any performance, analytics, targeting, and advertising cookies at any time, you will need to change your preference by clicking on the “Cookie Settings button and by adjusting the relevant sliders to “Active” or “Inactive” in our Preference Centre, or by alternatively using your browser settings as stated above.

Information about cookies

Useful information about cookies can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

Internet Advertising Bureau

A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/