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Use of Cookies

What are Cookies?

Many of the websites that you visit place small text files on your computer. This enables the website to recognise your computer each time you visit. We call these text files ‘Cookies’.

We have three types of Cookies:

How long will Cookies be stored?

We will not store Cookies longer than is necessary for the purpose that the Cookie was placed. Most of the Cookies we use are so-called ‘session Cookies’. This means that these Cookies will be deleted once you have closed your browser. Some Cookies may be stored for a longer period, for example when you specifically request that we remember your log-in username, your preferred language settings or other preferences.

Google Analytics Cookies are stored for up to two years in order to be able to undertake long-term analysis of the use of the website.

CANDDi will store cookies for up to ten years. In reality, users upgrade their browsers (which clears their cookies) within this time.

Sharpspring stores cookies for one year.

Hotjar stored cookies for one year.

Ruler Analytics will store cookies for 90 days.

How to block Cookies

You can block Cookies via your web browser settings. More information on how to change the settings can be found on the website of the web browser that you use. It is also possible to opt-out of Google Analytics. If you wish to do so, please visit the Google Tools website and download and install the appropriate add-on for your web browser. The Google Analytics opt-out add-on is designed to be compatible with Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox and Opera. The website functionality will not be affected by opting out of Google Analytics.

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: or for third party cookies, visit