Cookies

Version: 3

Effective Date:  19 October 2020

Last Reviewed:  October 2020

We may use cookies to help personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise the pages on our site, or register on our site for any services we provide, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to our site the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you previously customised.

We may also use cookies to deliver relevant adverts on other reputable websites you visit that show advertising. They will appear in banner format and will be based on your activity whilst browsing our site.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our site.

If you accept our Cookie Policy, the following are the cookies that may be used when you visit this website (please note that functional cookies have not been listed as these are mandatory):

Cookie NamePurposeExpires
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.2 years
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.1 day
__hstcThe main HubSpot 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).13 months
hubspotutkThis HubSpot cookie keeps track of a visitor’s identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
It contains an opaque GUID to represent the current visitor.
13 months
__hsscThis HubSpot 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.30 minutes
__hssrcWhenever 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.At the end of the session
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”.1 year
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Non-necessary”.1 year
lisscThis cookie is provided by LinkedIn. This cookie is used for tracking embedded service.1 year
UserMatchHistoryLinkedIn – Used to track visitors on multiple websites, in order to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor’s preferences.4 weeks
bscookieThis cookie is a browser ID cookie set by Linked share Buttons and ad tags.2 years

CHANGES TO OUR COOKIE POLICY

We may change this Cookie Policy from time to time.

If we make significant changes in the way we monitor website visitor activity, we will update this policy which is published on our website, so that you are able to review the changes.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this cookie policy are welcomed and should either be emailed to   privacy@mdgroup.com or addressed MDE Services Group Limited, Building 329, Doncastle Road, Bracknell RG12 8PE