Cookie policy

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES  

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. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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:

 

  1. Essential cookies. 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 and to use online forms.
  2. Analytics/performance cookies. They 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.
  3. Marketing cookies. These include functionality cookies which are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). We may also use targeting cookies to record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
  4. Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website, which allow us to remember the choices you make (i.e. your cookie preference).

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

Full Tag (Cookie) Name

Lifespan e.g. session, persistent

 

Full Description (i.e. what it does)

 

Essential / Analytics / Marketing

 

Intrusiveness / Justification

 

Cookie preference

 

Persistent

 

This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on our website. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

 

Functionality

 

LOW /

First party cookie which does not store personal user data

 

Google Analytics

Google Analytics

_utma (2 years)

_utmt (10 mins)

_utmb (30 mins)

_utmc (Session)

_utmz (6 months)

 

(For more info see here)

 

Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about our website visitors.

The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyse how frequently the same people revisit our website, how the website is found (from advertising or referring websites), and which pages are most frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from other users to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.

Google’s privacy policy

Opt out of Google Analytics

Safeguarding your data

Analytics

LOW /

First party cookie which does not store personal user data

wow.trackingdata

 

Session

Communigator encrypted identifier for the session

 

Marketing

MEDIUM /

1st party cookie using GatorMail integration with email, allowing GatorLeads tool to identify email contacts who are visiting website via email click / completion of a webform

wow.data

2 years

Encrypted GatorMail

identification

Analytics

MEDIUM /

1st party cookie using GatorMail integration with email, allowing GatorLeads tool to identify email contacts who are visiting website via email click / completion of a webform

 

External (3rd party) cookies

Full Tag (Cookie) Name

Lifespan e.g. session, persistent

 

Full Description (i.e. what it does)

 

Essential / Analytics / Marketing

 

Intrusiveness / Justification

 

wow.session

Session

IIS Session Code

Essential

ZERO /

Standard session cookie served by the web server.

wow.anonymo

usid)

2 year

Anonymous Visitor ID

Analytics

LOW /

Does not store user data, only stores active menu node over postback.

wow.schedule

Session

Load Balance Session Queue

Essential

ZERO /

Standard session cookie served by the web server.

wow.utmvalues

Session

Load Balance Session Queue

Analytics

LOW /

Does not store user data, only stores active menu

ASPXAUTH

Session

Stores the UTM values for the session

Essential

ZERO / Authentication cookie served by the CommuniGator product

ASP.NET_Ses

sionId

Session

CommuniGator Product Authentication

Essential

ZERO /

Standard session cookie served by the web server

Google Maps

SID,

SAPISID,

APISID,

SSID, HSID,

NID, PREF

IIS Session cookie

Analytics

LOW

Youtube

SID, 

LOGIN_INFO,

use_hotbox, PREF, SSID, HSID, watched_vid eo_id_list, __utma, __utmz, demographics, VISITOR_IN

FO1_LIVE

Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options such as preferred zoom level. Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a

mixture of pieces of information

to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.

Google’s privacy policy

Analytics

LOW

 

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

 

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