What is a cookie?

A "cookie" is a small text file that's stored on your computer, smartphone or other device when you visit a website or use an app. Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor. This website uses session and persistent cookies.

 

Functional cookies

Web application cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences.

Web application cookies we use are:

Name

Expires

Cookie-agreed

100 days

Incap_ses_[ID]

When the session ends

visid_incap_[ID]

1 year

 

Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager is a tag management system that allows you to quickly and easily update tags and code snippets on your website or mobile app. We use tag manager to implement cookies which act on your cookie preferences.

Name

Expires

_gat_[ID]

When the session ends

perfOptOut

When you update your preferences

 

Performance cookies

 

Google Universal Analytics

These cookies are used to track the performance of the website.  We do not collect or store any personal information through Google Universal Analytics.

These cookies are all fundamental to ensure the website remains operational. However, you can delete these cookies anytime through your browser settings.

Name

Expires

_ga

2 years

_gaid

24 hours

 

Informizely

Informizely is a third-party tool we have implemented on our site to collect feedback on the website. We do not ask you for any personal data during the survey, however your IP address is collected on submission of the survey. Informizely surveys are optional and no personal data is collected if you choose not to respond. The cookie is stored to manage the number of surveys you see.

Name

Expires

_iz_uh_ps

1 year

_iz_sd_ss

When the session ends

 

Experiments

This website sets experiment cookies which alter the functionality of the site. This allows us to understand how to improve the website and how to optimise your website experience.

Name

Expires

EXP[ID]

When the session ends

 

Third party cookies

YouTube

Cookies are set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video.

Google

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 include a mixture of data used to measure the number of impressions and user behaviour of Google services on our website.

 

Cookies set by Google include: HSID, SAPISID, SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID and PREF.

 

These cookies are not hosted by unite-group.co.uk and are set by third-party companies.  We recommend you review the cookie policies of the third-party companies.  Alternatively, you can remove these cookies through your browser settings.