Cookies are small text files that websites store on your computer to allow those websites to track or remember certain information about you. While some websites may use cookies for nefarious reasons, most cookies exist to help those who are running the website better understand their audience, or to make your experience on the website as smooth as possible.

Your web browser has certain options that can give you better control over cookies across all the sites you visit. However, individual websites must inform you about the cookies they or 3rd parties (other services on the page such as Facebook “like” buttons) will place on your computer, and why.

Below is the list of cookies that we use on the website, as well as the option to disable each group of cookies for this website. Where you choose to disable cookies, we will have to place a different cookie on your computer in order to allow this website to remember your preferences. Deletion of these cookies will signal that you no longer wish to disable some or all of the cookies on this website.

Google Analytics

flcc_ga: If this cookie is set, it blocks the use of the Google Analytics cookies detailed below. It can be removed or added as the user wishes. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Ad-on:

Google Universal Analytics _ga _gid

These cookies are used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. _ga expires after 2 years, _gid expires after 24 hours.

Google Universal Analytics Thottle _gat

This cookie is used to help the performance of _ga cookie and to throttle the data request rate.

__utm*: These cookies determine a number of facts about your visit to this site. They help us understand which pages are being viewed, how long they are viewed for, whether you’re a return viewer, and basic information about your computer. This information helps us to ensure the website is optimised, and to diagnose issues that visitors may be having quicker.

Please understand that the cookies above we use only with the intention of improving your experience, and the experience of future visitors to this website.

HubSpot Analytics cookies

These are non-essential cookies controlled by the cookie banner. If you’re a visitor to a site supported by HubSpot, you can opt out of these cookies by not giving consent.


  • The main cookie for tracking visitors.
  • It contains the domain, hubspotutk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
  • It expires in 6 months.


  • This 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.
  • It expires in 6 months.


  • This 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.
  • It expires in 30 minutes.


  • Whenever 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.
  • It expires at the end of the session.