What we track and why

Cookie Policy

What we track and why

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small anonymous text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. To find out more about cookies visit www.aboutcookies.org

HGEM only uses cookies that are essential to our websites' functionality, or cookies to enhance your experience of our websites.

We use cookies for the following:

Analytics - These cookies measure anonymous statistics about website users to help us provide the most useful and appropriate content.

Technology - Some technologies we use automatically store cookies on your machine as part of their operation. These cookies are essential to those technologies, but do not gather or store any personal information.

The cookies we use on this site are:

Essential Cookies:

  • CraftSessionId - Used to tie information sent and saved to the server to the device which submitted the information.
  • CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN - Used for authentication of form validation/security.
  • complete-cookie-consent - Used to store your cookie preference consent.

Tracking Cookies:

  • Google Analytics, including DoubleClick: _ga, _gid, _gat, test_cookie, IDE - These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. DoubleClick use cookies to serve adverts on third party websites. The DoubleClick cookie serves relevant ads to potential customers and gathers information about how or if you are interacting with these ads.

Third Party Cookies:

  • Facebook: datr, lsd, reg_ext_ref, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref, x-referer, _fbp
  • Twitter: _twitter_sess, guest_id, k, original_referer

These are triggered and saved when a user clicks on the social media buttons found on the site and when they land on the respective social media site. It is likely more cookies will be generated but at that point, they are already outside this site.

If you don't want to accept cookies and want to leave our website, please close your browser window.