Cookie Policy

Updated on 9 February 2023

1. Our use of cookies

We use cookies on our website to help us improve our website and to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website. The organisation's website is If you would like more information about how we use personal data stored in cookies, please see our Privacy Notice.

2. What cookies and why we use them

A cookie is a small file that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that we can then read when you visit our website.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies make our website run properly. They enable us to log you into secure areas of our website, and make use of the e-billing services (EventsAir) , and so on.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies help us to improve the way our website works and analyse how Users use our website. We can use the information they gather to help Users find what they are looking for more easily, for instance. These cookies simply recognise that you are a different User from someone else and track your activity while on our website.
  • Functionality cookies. These cookies recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you. They enable us to greet you by name and remember your preferences (such as your choice of language or location) , and so on.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your activity on our website to ensure the content and advertising you see is relevant to you. The information these cookies store includes the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose. Where that information contains personal data, we will only share it if we have a legal basis to do so.

Cookies can store information for different amounts of time.

  • Session cookies. These cookies only store information while you are browsing our website. They are deleted when you leave the website or close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies. These cookies are stored on your computer so that you can be recognised when you return to our website. All cookies expire after some time. The lifetime of a persistent cookie depends on its purpose.

You can find more information about the cookies we use and why we use them below

  • Google Analytics
  • EventsAir
  • Google tag manager
  • Hotjar
  • LinkedIn

First-party Cookies

Our website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These are strictly necessary cookies. These cookies do not capture personally identifiable information.

  • Visitor ID This cookie is a numeric value that identifies unique visitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit.
  • Page Number This cookie identifies the page you are on.
  • Session ID This cookie identifies your website session.
  • Test This cookie checks whether or not your browser supports cookies.
  • Order This cookie ensures that your shopping basket works correctly.

Third-party Cookies

Third-party cookies are developed by other companies, but we gather information from them. Because these are developed by other companies, we do not control how they operate but we will collect consent for their use whenever that is required. The third-party cookies that our website may set include:

  • Google Analytics we use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can view Google’s privacy policy here.
  • Google Remarketing we use Google’s Remarketing cookie to market products and services we think may be of interest to you. You may see our adverts on Google’s Display Advertising Network of partner websites and Google’s own search results pages. We aim to carefully select the products and services we remarket to you, and do so based on the pages you have visited on our website. To opt out of Google Remarketing, set your Google Ads Settings.
  • Google Tag Manager we use Google Tag Manager to manage some of the cookies that we use on our websites. You can view Google’s privacy policy here.
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  • LinkedIn we use a LinkedIn insight tag to learn more about a user's interactions on LinkedIn and our web pages. For information on LinkedIn’s privacy and cookie policy, visit here.

3. How to change your cookie settings

We need your consent to use cookies unless they are strictly necessary to run the website. You can also block cookies through your browser settings. 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.

4. Which cookies we use and where

Cookie Necessary Sites
Google Analytics Yes
EventsAir Yes
Hotjar Analytics
Google Tag Manager Analytics
LinkedIn Marketing

Document owner and approval

This document is owned by the Data protection team leader The current version of this document is available to employees and contractors and is published on the Data protection web page. Its approval status can be viewed in the Master List of Document Approval.