Cookies

We use cookies on this site to make your experience as easy and simple as possible.

Cookies are small data files we put on your computer. They improve your experience by:

  • remembering settings and information so you don’t have to keep re-entering them
  • helping us measure how you use the site so we can make sure it meets your needs

Cookies do not tell us who you are.

Cookies we use

Google Analytics cookies

Google Analytics helps us see how people use our site. It tells us things like:

  • the pages you've visited
  • how long you spent on each page
  • whether you got to the end of the form
  • how you found it - for example, if you came from a search engine or followed a link from somewhere else

Google Analytics does not show us personal information, like your name or IP address.

Google Analytics uses the following cookies.

Name What it does When it's removed
_utma Counts number of unique visits to the site 2 years
_utmb Counts number of user sessions 30 minutes
_utmz Records how people get to the site 6 months
_utmv Helps us record variables in our tracking code to refine some of the information we get from Google Analytics 2 years
_utmx Website Optimizer uses this cookie - it helps make sure you have a consistent experience on the site 2 years

You can find out more by reading Google's privacy policy.

HotJar cookies

We use HotJar to monitor other aspects of how people use our site. For example, it can show us which areas of the page people click on and where they are when they leave the site. We also use it to run simple polls to get people's opinions.

HotJar uses the following cookies.

Name What it does When it's removed
_hjDonePolls Prevents polls being displayed if you've already filled them in 1 year
_hjMinimizedPolls Keeps polls minimised as you move from page to page 1 year
_hjDoneTestersWidgets Keeps forms from reappearing if you've already filled them in 1 year
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets Keeps forms minimised as you move from page to page 1 year
_hjIncludedInSample Tells Hotjar if your visit is included in their sample set 1 year

ASP.NET Core and Microsoft Azure cookie

This form is built with the ASP.NET Core framework. It's managed on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing service. Both of these place cookies.

Name What it does When it's removed
ai_user Collects information about the number of people that use the site 1 year
ARRAffinity Used for load balancing - makes sure any choices you make or information you enter go through the same server When you leave the site
.AspNetCore.Session Stores information you enter so you don't have to enter the same things again as you move around the site When you leave the site