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What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

 

Cookies used on this website

The website uses several cookie files to make using the website a better experience. Below is a guide to what cookies are used and for what purpose.

 Cookie  Name  Description
 Google Analytics  _utm*, _ga*, _gid  These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. More information is available from the Google Developers site.
 Pinterest  _pinterest*, csrftoken  These cookies are used as part of the Pinterest functionality of our website and resulting actions.
 HotJar  _hjClosedSurveyInvites, _hjDonePolls, _hjMinimizedPolls, _hjDoneSurveys  These cookies ensure that any HotJar surveys on our website are presented correctly, and that visitors to our website are not shown the same survey multiple times.
 Optimizely  Optimizely*, end_user_id, bucket_map  Optimizely uses persistent visitor-level cookies and localStorage to uniquely identify visitors, track their actions, and deliver consistent experiences across page loads. It sets a number of cookies, each storing a different set of data.
 Facebook  Wd, act, fr, c_user, datr, xs, pl, sb, presence  To enable us to optimise and serve adverts on Facebook and other third party sites based on a) your past visits to our website and b) your interaction with our adverts and content on Facebook, adverts are served after you have visited our site using non-personally identifiable information.
 Crazy Egg  _ceg.s, _ceg.u, ceir  These cookies are placed by Crazy Egg, a platform that produces heatmaps that allow us to analyse how users engage with this website.
 Bing  _uetsid  These cookies are used to collect information on how visitors use our site and which pages have been viewed, including whether a visit has resulted in an enquiry or request for further information. Any information that is gathered will remain anonymous and cannot be used to identify you.
 Persona  Persona  Cookie to identify user type – Trade, Home owner, Depot.
 Cookie Notification  uccookie  Cookie notification message.
 App Dynamics  ADRUM*

 Cookies used to monitor application performance.

 Microsoft .NET
 ASP.NET_SessionId  These cookies are used to identify users session on the server by the unique ID without collecting personal data.
 Sitecore  SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE  These cookies are used to track anonymous users on the website for Sitecore to build a persona based on their action on the website without collecting personal data.