Data Protection Cookie Policy
1. Introduction

In this Cookies Policy, any use of the words "you", "yours" or similar expressions shall mean any user of this website whatsoever. Terms such as "we", "us, "our" or similar expressions shall mean Crayon Group or its subsidiaries.

Like many companies, we use technology on our website to collect information that helps us enhance your experience and our products and services. The cookies that we use allow our website to work and help us to understand what information and advertising is most useful to visitors.

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. They are often used as a mechanism for websites to remember useful information, such as your login details, and can contribute to ease of use when navigating a website.

More information on cookies:


1.1.   How We Use Cookies

The content is for your general information and use only. These cookies are subject to change without notice. You acknowledge that this information may contain inaccuracies or errors and is subject to change and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

We use a number of partners that may also set cookies on your device on our behalf when you visit our websites to allow them to deliver tailored advertising within their domains (e.g. Facebook & LinkedIn) or to provide digital experiences and functionalities on our websites (e.g. a Youtube or Vimeo video). Cookies on our website are used for a variety of different purposes and, but generally speaking their use breaks down into the following categories.

a)    Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are required for the operation of our website, and so they will be placed regardless of consent. 

  • These cookies do not identify you as an individual.







  General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Microsoft .NET or JSP based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.     ASP.NET_SessionId (session)
JSESSIONID (session)
  This is an anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop unauthorized posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery.     __RequestVerificationToken (session)  
  This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.     ARRAffinity (session)  
  This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page.       _dc_gtm_UA-XXXXXXX-XX (persistent – 1 day)  
  Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.     __cfduid (persistent -16 years)  
  These cookies are set by OneTrust Cookie Consent & Website Scanning Solution.     OptanonConsent (persistent – 1 year)
OptanonAlertBoxClosed (persistent – 1 year)
  These cookies are associated with Episerver Forms. They are used to distinguish users and their browsers preferences when interacting with Episerver Forms (e.g. contact us).     .EPiForm_VisitorIdentifier (persistent – 3 months)
.EPiForm_BID (persistent – 3 months)


b)    Analytical/Performance Cookies: These allow us to recognize and count the number of users of our website and see how such users navigate through our website. This helps to improve how our website works, for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.

  • These cookies do not identify you as an individual. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.







  These cookies are associated with web analytics software and services provided by ClickDimensions. they are a unique user session identifier to track page visits on the site for up to 30 minutes.     cusid (persistent – 30 minutes)  
  These cookies are associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. It is reported by them as being used for website analytics and user authentication.     hubspotutk (persistent – 10 years)
__hssrc (session)
__hssc (persistent – 1 day)
__hstc (persistent – 2 years) (persistent – 1 year)
  These cookies are associated with Google Universal Analytics. These cookies are used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. They are included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.     gid (persistent – 4 days)
_ga (persistent – 2 years)
_gat (persistent – 2 months)
__utma (persistent – 2 years)
__utmv (persistent – 2 years)
  These cookies are associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statictical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform.     ai_session (persistent – 1 year)
ai_user (persistent – 390 years)


c)    Functionality Cookies: These improve the functional performance of our website and make it easier for you to use. For example, such cookies are used to remember that you have previously visited the website and had preferences on language, text size or otherwise personalized your experience.

  • The information these cookies collect may include personal data that you have disclosed. If you do not accept these cookies, it may affect the performance and functionality of the website and may restrict access to content on the website.







  This cookie is for Vimeo video Hosting/Sharing.     vuid (persistent - 2 years)  
  This is a Microsoft MSN 1st party cookie that ensures the proper functioning of this website.     lidc (persistent – 1 day)  
  Used to store language preferences and to serve up content in the stored language.     lang (session)  
  This cookie is generally provided by Twitter to monitor referral links and login status. They are usually present when there is a "Tweet This" button or other Twitter widget present on the site.     remember_checked (persistent – 8 years)                             remember_checked_on (persistent – 8 years)  

d)    Targeting/Advertising Cookies: These record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will then use this information to make advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

  • Most types of these cookies track consumers via their Device ID or IP address therefore they may collect personal data.








  These cookies are Associated with Google. They use the data gathered from Google’s services to identify Google User Accounts and profile the interests of web users to sell advertising space to organizations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear.      SID (persistent – 444 years)
HSID (persistent – 234 years)
APISID (persistent – 10 years)
SSID (persistent – 10 years)
SAPISID (persistent – 10 years)
NID (persistent – 15 years)
PREF (persistent 4 years)
  These Cookies are associated with YouTube. They collect user data through videos embedded in websites to track demographic data of video viewers and display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own (Google’s) and other websites.      LOGIN_INFO (persistent -. 100 years)
GPS (persistent – 6 months)
demographics (persistent – 260 years)
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (persistent – 10 months(
YSC (persistent – 400 years)
  These Cookies are associated with LinkedIn's marketing services that enable website owners to display content sharing buttons and gain insight into types of users on their site based on LinkedIn profile data.     BizoID (persistent – 700 years)
UserMatchHistory (persistent – 20 years)
lang (session)
bcookie (persistent – 4 years)
bscookie (persistent – 3 years)
__qca (persistent – 10 years)
visit (persistent – 6 years)
  These Cookies are associated with Twitter’s Social Networking Services. Where twitter acts as a third party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations, that is primarily used for tracking and targeting.      auth_token (persistent – 20 years)
secure_session (persistent – 20 years)
twll (persistent (persistent - 8 years)
guest_id (persistent – 2 years)
  These Cookies are associated with Adform for the purposes of real time bidding for display advertising to targeted audiences.      cid (persistent – 20 years)
C (persistent – 27 years)
uid (persistent – 7 years)
  These Cookies are associated with Media Innovation Group for the purposes of providing targeted online marketing services.     mdata (persistent – 1 year)  
  These cookies are associated with web analytics software and services provided by ClickDimensions. they are a unique user session identifier to track page visits on the site for up to 30 minutes.     cuvid (persistent – 2 years)
cuvon (persistent – 1 day)


1.2. Duration of Cookies

In terms of duration, we use two different types of cookies on our websites:

Session Cookies: These cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave our websites.

Persistent Cookies: These cookies remain on your device for much longer or until you manually delete them (how long the cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie, as well as your browser settings, as stated below).


1.3. Cookie Control

You can control which cookies you get and which you keep on your device through our Cookie Settings tool. Alternatively, many web browsers can be set up to ask for your prior consent before an individual cookie is set on your device. This will give you control over your cookies but naturally may interfere with your browsing experience.

You may refuse to accept our cookies on your device at any time by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse cookies. We have included links below to direct you to the pages of the main web browsers sites which provide details about changing your browser settings:

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer 
Cookie settings in Firefox 
Cookie settings in Chrome 
Cookie settings in Safari for iOS 
Cookie settings in Safari for Mountain Lion


1.4. More Information

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Cookie Policy should be addressed to our Data Protection Officer at  


1.5. Changes to this Cookie Policy

Our policies and procedures are under quarterly review. We may, from time to time, update our cookies policy. Any such changes will be posted on this page.