Cookie policy

What Are Cookies?

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. A cookie is a small text file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or mobile device, which enables our website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit or for repeat visits. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Please note that cookies cannot harm your computer.

Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (‘first party cookies’) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (‘third party cookies’).

Our Cookie Policy and Usage

We use cookies to track site usage and trends, to improve the quality of our service and to customise your experience on the site. Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name or address: they simply hold a 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information.

To make full use of our website, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain features of this website by using them. If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your experience on our website will be limited. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from our website, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Here's a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for:

Cookie Name

Expires

Explanation

_ceg.s

After three months

These cookies relate to Crazy Egg Inc. and analyses how visitors interact with pages on our website.

_ceg.u

After three months

_ga

After two years

These cookies relate to Google Analytics which helps us understand how visitors use our website. The resultant information allows us to improve the site, enhance your experience and make marketing campaigns more relevant.

The data stored by these cookies can only be seen by ARM’s Marketing Team and Google, and never provides any confidential information.

_gat

Daily

UMB_PREVIEW

Daily

This cookie is used by our web content management system, Umbraco, and is seen only by authorised users accessing the back end of our website.

XSRF-TOKEN

Daily

These are security cookies which prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF), where requests are made unknowingly and automatically from your IP address. 

XSRF-V

Daily

__RequestVerificationToken

Daily

An anti-forgery token which prevents CSRF, as above.

DSID

After two weeks

These DoubleClick.net cookies are used to improve advertising: re-targeting, optimisation, reporting and to ensure you’re not shown the same things over again.  Opt out here.

IDE

After two years

id

After two years

APISID

After two years

These Google cookies store user preferences which changes the way the site looks or behaves, such as text size, language and any local information, plus details used when searching for and saving jobs. These details help us to improve your experience on the site. They also provide authentication verification, to protect data from unauthorised third parties. Read more about Google’s cookies.

CONSENT

After twenty years

HSID

After two years

NID

After six months

SAPISID

After two years

SID

After two years

SSID

After two years

Third Party Embedded Content

If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, you may also be sent cookies from these websites. Buttons that allow the social sharing of content, e.g. Twitter, YouTube or LinkedIn, often send cookies too however we don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Please see the below list of social networking sites that we have third party embedded content on our website: 

Further information about cookies

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, please visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/. Please note that we're not responsible for the content of external websites.