What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first party cookies. We also use third party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts.

How do cookies work?

The information stored by cookies allows people to use the details to tailor pages specific to users or the page can use the data in the cookie to carry information from one visit to the website or related site, to the next.

Cookies only use data that has been volunteered by the user or that a webserver already has stored

More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

  • Assisting you in navigation;
  • Assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts. (including behavioural advertising)

How to control and delete cookies.

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by other websites, you can do this through your browser settings: some guidance may be found at the links below.

You can use your browser settings to

  • Delete all cookies.
  • Block all cookies.
  • Allow all cookies.
  • Block third-party cookies.
  • Clear all cookies when you close the browser.
  • Open a ‘private browsing’ / ‘incognito’ session, which allows you to browse the internet without storing local data.
  • Install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.

Other third-party cookies.

This Howard Hunt web site places cookies on your device (First party cookies), however this web site may contain links to other web sites (e.g. group web sites) that may place cookies (Third party cookies) into your browser. The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, that Howard Hunt has no access to read or write these cookies. Please ensure you read their privacy and/or cookie policies.

Below is a detailed list of the cookies we use on our Website. We classify cookies in the following categories:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies – These cookies are necessary for the website to function
  • Performance Cookies – These cookies are used to monitor the use of our website
  • Functional Cookies – These are cookies that are not essential, but they enhance your use of our website
  • Targeting Cookies – Consist of tracking pixels that set cookies to assist with the delivering online advertising
Strictly necessary cookies Type Lifespan Name
Howard Hunt First party 1 year CookieConsent
Twitter Third party Persistent local_storage_support_test


Performance cookies Type Lifespan Name
Google analytics Third party 2 years __utma
Third party 1 day __utmb
Third party 6 months __utmz
First party 1 day __utmt
Third party Session __utm.gif
Third party Session __utmc
Typekit Third party Session p.gif
Addthis Third party 13 months uvc
Third party 13 months loc
Third party Persistent _at.cww
Third party Persistent at-rand
Third party Persistent at-lojson-cache-#
Third party 13 months __atuvc
Third party 1 day __atuvs


Functional cookies Type Lifespan Name
Twitter Third party Session lang


Targeting cookies Type Lifespan Name
Twitter Third party Session i/jot
Third party Persistent __widgetsettings
Addthis Third party 13 months xtc
https Third party Persistent __widgetsettings
Google analytics Third party Session r/collect


Unkown cookies Type Lifespan Name
GetSite control Third party 1 year _gu
Third party 1 year _gw
Third party Session _gs


This cookie policy is regularly reviewed and will be updated when necessary.