What are cookies, and how we use them?

Our website may use cookies to store information about your site usage. A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your browser from a web server and then stored on your hard drive. Cookies enable us to recognise your computer and record information from your visits to the site, such as your preferred settings. This saves you having to re-enter the same data each time you use the site and allows us to provide you with a more customised experience.

We may also use cookies and analytical software to collect anonymous data for internal research purposes including without limitation:

  • To monitor site usage
  • To keep an audit trail
  • To understand visitors browsing habits
  • To analyse trends and demographic statistics
  • To compile statistical reports

Most internet browsers accept cookies by default. We only use cookies where we deem them to be necessary for the effective working of the website. You can, however, change your browser settings to reject cookies if you would prefer not to receive them. If you chose not to receive our cookies you will not be able to receive any personalised features and you may not be able to benefit from all our services.

Session cookies

A session cookie is added which is used to enable core site functionality. They do not contain any personal information and are automatically deleted when you close your browser.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Specific cookies we use

In the interests of transparency and integrity, the information below informs you exactly what tracking cookies are used on our site and why.

Google Analytics and Advertising Cookies

Beehive Research Ltd uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. In this process IP addresses are anonymised in accordance with GDPR. For more information on Google’s privacy policy, click here.

Pardot Cookies

Beehive Research Ltd uses a Marketing Automation application called Pardot to analyze how visitors use the Site. It uses javascript and cookies to identify Site visitors, analyze email campaigns and track Site forms. Visitor tracking information may also be shared with other Pardot customers. For more information on Pardot cookies, click here.

Disabling/deleting cookies

Most web browsers allow you to manage or delete your cookies by accessing the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set in your browser and how to manage and delete them, visit https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/

To see our Privacy Policy click here.