Our cookie policy
Our Cookie Policy

Our Cookie Policy

For the best browsing experience when using our website and to ensure that we can continue to adapt the site to our visitors’ interests and expectations, your computer, mobile phone or tablet will need to accept cookies.

Below is a list of the main cookies we use on our site and what they are used for. What are cookies?

Cookie name Description Additional information
CRMC, CC, CC2 These are used when you have visited our website from one of our email marketing campaigns via our provider, CommuniGator. These allow us to link individuals already known to us to website activity.  
OriginalReferralURL, OriginalTargetURL, RecentReferralURL, RecentTargetURL These cookies show us how you found our website, which website you came from and which of our webpages you visited first. This helps us to review which of our online marketing channels is most effective. They also enable us to reward some external websites for directing you to us.  
ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie allows some of the features on our website to function correctly, such as our quote and solutions engine tools. The website and these features wouldn't work without it.  
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These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics software. This software helps us to collect and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, responses to marketing activity and other general website trends.

This information helps us to improve the website and to make our marketing campaigns more relevant. The data stored by these cookies can only be seen by the relevant teams at the Hilton-Baird Group and Google, and never shows any confidential information.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

For more information, visit www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/
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These cookies enable the function of WOW Analytics software. This software helps us to collect and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, responses to marketing activity and other general website trends.

This information helps us to improve the website and to make our marketing campaigns more relevant. The data stored by these cookies can only be seen by the relevant teams at the Hilton-Baird Group and WOW Analytics, and never shows any confidential information.
 
X-LI-IDC, __qca, bcookie, X-LI-IDC, visit, NSC_MC_WT_FU_IUUQ) LinkedIn cookies are introduced by the LinkedIn share button. This is only present on our blog pages. They are used to track which pages you visit. For more information, visit www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy
pid, _twitter_sess, k, guest_id and original_referer This enables the Tweet button on our blog pages, which allows you to easily compose a Twitter message containing a link to the page. The cookies store anonymous session data and, if your computer is already logged in to Twitter, may contain session or other data identifying the logged in account. For more information, visit http://twitter.com/privacy
khcookie, NID, SNID and PREF We may use Google Maps on our website to provide detailed information on how to locate our facilities. We would use Google's interactive maps because we believe they provide a helpful way for our visitors to identify how best to travel to us, and on the basis that Google adheres to its privacy policy. For more information, visit www.google.co.uk/intl/en-GB/policies/

For terms of service for Google Maps, visit www.google.com/intl/en_uk/help/
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Social media

Should you opt to ‘share’ content through social networks such as Twitter and LinkedIn directly from our website, you may be sent cookies from these websites. The Hilton-Baird Group has no control over the settings of these cookies, so we would advise you to check their individual websites for more information about the cookies they send and how to manage them.

Any site containing a social sharing button may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

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