Cookie notice

What are cookies?

  1. Cookies are small files containing basic information about a particular website and the user. A cookie stores select pieces of information based on your visit to the website, traffic information, time you spend on the website, for example, but they also run when you interact with a widget on our website that we use to display content (such as an embedded recording on Vimeo).
  2. There are different types of cookies: permanent and non permanent. When you visit a website with cookies, a cookie is downloaded onto your computer via your browser. The next time you visit the site, your computer checks to see if it has a relevant cookie and sends the information contained in that cookie back to the site. This is a permanent cookie. Non-permanent cookies are those that only run for one session, while you are visiting the site.
  3. Cookies used on our website are only associated with an anonymous user and his/her computer and do not provide any references that would make it possible to deduce the user’s personal details. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

What cookies do we have on our website?

  1. There are two types of cookies on our website:
    • Analytical cookies; and
    • Third party cookies.

Analytical cookies

  1. We use Google Analytics to give us feedback on the ways that people visit our website. Google Analytics uses a range of permanent and non-permanent cookies to help distinguish users so that they can provide us with statistics about usage on our website. This information allows us to monitor how people navigate around our website and what content is of most interest.
  2. We use this information to make improvements to our website and the content we produce. We are not able to identify the personal details of any user from the information we receive from Google Analytics.
  3. More information about the cookies used by Google Analytics can be found here:
    https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
  4. The cookies set on our website to enable Google Analytics are:
Cookie NameExpiration TimeDescription
_ga2 yearsUsed to distinguish users.
_gat_UAAfter 10 minutesTracking cookie for analytics.js. Used to throttle request rate.
_gid24 hoursUsed to distinguish users.
_gat_gta1 minuteUsed to throttle request rate.
_gcl_au3 monthsUsed to distinguish how a user to our website uses the website by generating analytical data.
fid2 yearsActs as a fallback cookie to distinguish users should other user identification methods fail.
_gads30 seconds to 1 yearThe __gads cookie is associated with the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google. It serves purposes such as measuring interactions with the ads.
_fbp2 yearsThis cookie is used to provide you with more relevant advertising across Facebook.

Third party cookies

  1. We display some content (such as recorded interviews, podcasts and conferences) on our website using widgets which enable content to be embedded in our site using Vimeo. If you access this content, the third-party provider may use permanent and non-permanent cookies. These may be necessary for operation of their website, analytical to monitor usage, functional to personalise your experience or marketing.
  2. We are not able to manage these cookies through our website. However, you can accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. You can also delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser.
  3. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of the third-party website if cookies are disabled/deleted. If you do not know how to disable or delete cookies for the browser you are using, you should select Cookies in the Help function of your browser to get more information.
    A list of the third-party cookies which may be downloaded from our website is below.
Cookie NameExpiration TimeDescription
_gads30 seconds to 1 yearThe __gads cookie is associated with the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google. It serves purposes such as measuring interactions with the ads.
_fbp2 yearsThis cookie is used to provide you with more relevant advertising across Facebook.
_continuous_play_3These cookies allow Vimeo to collect usage information for Vimeo hosted video
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  1. More information regarding Vimeo’s use of cookies can be found here:
    https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy