Cookie Policy

How we use cookies

A ‘cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. If you agree to accept cookies on our website (www.sortyourfuture.com) (the “website”), the file is placed on your computer’s hard drive and this distinguishes you from other users of our website, allowing our website to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

We will use the following cookies to recognise you as a user of the website and to recognise your return as a user. You can decline use of these cookies, but declining use of these cookies may prevent you from taking advantage of the full functionality of the website.

Company

Name of Cookie

Description

Expiry Date

Sort

_contributor cookie

For recognising the return of a contributor user

30 days

_subscriber cookie

For recognising the return of a subscriber user

30 days

The following cookies are deployed by third parties to allow the website to function well. You can decline use of these cookies, but declining use of these cookies may prevent you from taking advantage of the full functionality of the website.

Company

Name of Cookie

Description

Expiry Date

Hubspot

__hs_opt_out

This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again. This cookie is set when you give visitors the choice to opt out of cookies.

13 months

__hs_do_not_track

This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot. Setting this cookie is different from opting out of cookies, as it still allows anonymized information to be sent to HubSpot.

13 months

hs_ab_test

This cookie is used to consistently serve visitors the same version of an A/B test page they’ve seen before.

end of session

<id>_key

When visiting a password-protected page, this cookie is set so future visits to the page from the same browser do not require login again. The cookie name is unique for each password-protected page.  

hs-messages-is-open

This cookie is used to determine and save whether the chat widget is open for future visits. It resets to re-close the widget after 30 minutes of inactivity.

30 minutes

hs-messages-hide-welcome-message

This cookie is used to prevent the welcome message from appearing again for one day after it is dismissed.

1 day

__hsmem

This cookie is set when visitors log in to a HubSpot-hosted site.

1 year

Hubspot
(with consent)

__hstc

The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).

13 months

hubspotutk

This cookie is used to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.

13 months

__hssc

This cookie keeps track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.

30 minutes

__hssrc

Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.

end of session

messagesUtk

This cookie is used to recognize visitors who chat with you via the messages tool. If the visitor leaves your site before they're added as a contact, they will have this cookie associated with their browser. If you chat with a visitor who later returns to your site in the same cookied browser, the messages tool will load their conversation history.

13 months

Google Analytics

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

__utma

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2 years

__utmt

Used to throttle request rate.

10 minutes

__utmb

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

30 minutes

__utmc

Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

End of browser session

__utmz

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

6 months from set/update

__utmv

Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2 years from set/update

Hotjar

_hjClosedSurveyInvites

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.

1 year

_hjDonePolls

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.

1 year

_hjMinimizedPolls

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.

1 year

_hjDoneTestersWidgets

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.

1 year

_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.

1 year

_hjIncludedInSample

Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

1 year

_hjShownFeedbackMessage

This cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.

1 year

_hjid

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.

1 year

 

If you would like more details on how cookies work, please visit the ICO website here https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies/ 

If you would like more control over cookies on your device, you can find all the solutions here - http://cookies.insites.com/disable-cookies/

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