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Cookie Policy

Find out about the cookies used on this website.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

Are cookies safe?

Yes, they can't be used to access any files on your computer or carry viruses.

Why should I keep cookies switched on?

We would like you to keep cookies active on your computer during your visits to this website because parts of the site rely on them to work properly.  Having cookies switched off may affect the way you can access our services.

Strictly Necessary cookies

By default you are opted in to our strictly necessary cookies. Some essential features on the IStructE website just won't work without these cookies.

If you would like to turn off the strictly necessarry cookies then this can be done by turning them off in your browser settings. You should be able to find simple instructions online for how to do this in your browser.

You can expand the list below to see a full list of the Strictly Necessary cookies we use on this site

View the list of Strictly Necessary cookies

.ASPXFORMSAUTH
Temporary cookie used to manage user authentication during the session.

ASP.NET_SessionId
Temporary cookie that stores a unique identifier for the session for security.

CMSCookieLevel
Stores the cookie preferences of the user for 1 year.

CMSCsrfCookie
Temporary cookie that stores a security token which is used to validate submitted form data.

Functional cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make to give you better functionality and personal features. They also allow us to gather statistical information about how the website is used, which in turn allows us to continually improve the user experience.

Turning this setting on provides your agreement to let us place these cookies on your device.

Turning these settings off could affect the way you enjoy and use our services and website.

You can expand the list below to see a full list of the functional cookies we use on this site

View the list of Functional cookies

Add This
Third party cookie used for social media sharing and for tracking user engagement.  For more information, please see the Add This privacy policy.

Cookiebanner
Temporary cookie that indicates whether the cookie policy banner has been dismissed.

Google Analytics
Third party cookie used to track user engagement by giving visitors a random unique identifier.  Used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for reports and to monitor website performance.  For more information, please see the Google Analytics website.

Campaign
Stores the name of the campaign assigned to the visitor.

CMSAB<ABtestname>
Used to track conversions for the test and maintain consistent page content for the visitor. Stores the name of the page variant assigned to the visitor, the list of performed conversions and information on whether visitor is included in A/B testing specified by an A/B test for 2 months.

CMSLandingPageLoaded
Indicates that the landing page has already been visited so the landing page activity is not logged again for the current visitor. Expires after 20 minutes but renewed on each visit.

CMSMVT<mvtestname>
Stores the combination of variants assigned to the visitor by a variant test. Used to track conversions for the test and maintain consistent page content for the visitor.  Data is kept for 1 month.

CMSPreferredCulture
Stores the visitor's preferred content culture for 1 year.

CMSShoppingCart
Stores a reference to the user's active shopping cart for 1 year.

CurrentContact
Stores the global unique identifier of the contact related to the current site visitor. Used to track activities on the website.

hjid
Hotjar cookie that is set when the customer first lands on a page with the HotJarscript. It is used to persist the HotJar user IS, unique to this site on the browser. Data is kept for 365 days.

_hjRecordingLastActivity
Hotjar cookie that records a visitor’s last action on the website.  Data is kept for the browsing session.
 
_hjTLDTest
Hotjar cookie. When the Hotjar script executes Hotjar tries to determine the most generic cookie path to use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, Hotjar trie to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed.  Data is kept for the browsing session.
 
_hjUserAttributesHash
Hotjar cookie that stores user attributes sent through the Hotjar Identify API and are cached for the duration of the session in order to know when an attribute has changed and needs to be updated.  Cookie is stored for the browsing session.
 
_hjCachedUserAttributes
Hotjar cookie that stores user attributes which are sent through the Hotjar Identify API, whenever the user is not in the sample. These attributes will only be saved if the user interacts with a Hotjar Feedback tool.  Cookie is stored for the browsing session.
 
_hjLocalStorageTest
Hotjar cookie used to check if the Hotjar Tracking Script can use local storage. If it can, a value of 1 is set in this cookie. The data stored in_hjLocalStorageTest has no expiration time, but it is deleted almost immediately after it is created.
 
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample
Hotjar cookie set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by the site's pageview limit.  Cookie is stored for 30 minutes.
 
_hjIncludedInSessionSample

Hotjar cookie that is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by the site's daily session limit.  Cookie is stored for 30 minutes.
 
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress
Hotjar cookie used to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.  Cookie is stored for 30 Minutes.

Source
Stores the channel from which the user arrived at the site (eg email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

TrackedCampaigns
Stores all the web analytics campaigns tracked within a JavaScript snippet for 20 minutes.

UrlReferrer
Stores the URL referrer from which the user arrives on the website for 1 day.

VisitorStatus
Indicates if the visitor is new or returning. Used for tracking visitor statistics in Web analytics.

YouTube
Third party cookie used for YouTube videos embedded on the website.  For more information, please see the YouTube privacy policy.