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The Rutherford Cancer Centres operating under Rutherford Cancer Care Limited understands the importance of protecting and respecting your online privacy. This is the Cookie Notice for Rutherford Cancer Care Limited, accessible from www.therutherford.com, and ensures that we are complying with the relevant data protection laws, including the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer or device by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as providing information to the owners of the site.

Cookies are classified as either first or third-party. A first-party cookie is a cookie created by the site that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is created by a website with a domain name other than the one you are currently visiting.

Cookies have an applied duration based on their purpose (‘session’ or ‘persistent’). Session cookies expire after a session ends and would not be stored beyond this purpose. Session cookies are mostly used for website functionally.  Persistent cookies are stored on your computer or device in-between sessions and they can allow the actions of the user across a site, or different sites, to be remembered. The expiry date of a persistent cookie is set by the website operator however, you can also delete these cookies manually or configure the browser settings to be deleted periodically.

  • Essential Cookies: These are considered functional cookies and are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that allow you to be remembered in relation to any personal preferences that you have activated i.e., Cookie consent banner or secure areas that require a unique log in.
  • Analytical Cookies: These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors, and to see how visitors use the website. This helps us improve the website and provide a better visitor experience.
  • Marketing Cookies: These cookies identify browsers for the purpose of providing advertising and site analytics services.

The table below provides an overview of the cookies currently used on this website, including third-party.

Cookie Domain Type  Duration Description
_fbp .therutherford.com Advertisement 3 months This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
_ga .therutherford.com Analytics 2 years This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gid .therutherford.com Analytics 1 day This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
_gcl_au .therutherford.com Analytics 3 months This cookie is used by Google Analytics to understand user interaction with the website.
_hjFirstSeen .therutherford.com Analytics 30 minutes This is set by Hotjar to identify a new user’s first session. It stores a true/false value, indicating whether this was the first time Hotjar saw this user. It is used by Recording filters to identify new user sessions.
CookieControl .therutherford.com Necessary 3 months This cookie is used to record If a user has accepted the cookie consent when the website first loads.
_hjTLDTest .therutherford.com Functional session No description
_hjid .therutherford.com Analytics 1 year This cookie is set by Hotjar. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.
fpestid .therutherford.com Analytics 1 year No description
oribi_user_guid .therutherford.com Analytics 1 year No description
oribi_session .therutherford.com Analytics 2 hours No description
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress .therutherford.com Analytics 30 minutes No description
_gat .therutherford.com Performance 1 minute This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
__adal_ca .therutherford.com Analytics Persistent This cookie is used by Adalyser to track our TV campaign. Stores which advertising campaign drove a user to visit.
__adal_cw .therutherford.com Analytics Persistent This cookie is used by Adalyser to track our TV campaign. Tie back conversion events to earlier visits
__adal_id .therutherford.com Analytics Persistent This cookie is used by Adalyser to track our TV campaign. Uniquely identifies a device.
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample .therutherford.com Analytics 2 minutes No description
_hjIncludedInSessionSample .therutherford.com Analytics 2 minutes No description
lang .ads.linkedin.com Functional session This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.
test_cookie .doubleclick.net Advertisement 15 minutes This cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.
fr .facebook.com Advertisement 3 months The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behaviour of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
_GRECAPTCHA .google.com Necessary 5 months 27 days This cookie is set by Google. In addition to certain standard Google cookies, reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie (_GRECAPTCHA) when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.
bcookie .linkedin.com Functional 2 years This cookie is set by linkedIn. The purpose of the cookie is to enable LinkedIn functionalities on the page.
lidc .linkedin.com Functional 1 day This cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for routing.
lang .linkedin.com Functional session This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.
UserMatchHistory .linkedin.com Marketing 1 month Linkedin - Used to track visitors on multiple websites, to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.
AnalyticsSyncHistory .linkedin.com Analytics 1 month No description
__stid .sharethis.com Analytics 1 year The cookie is set by ShareThis. The cookie is used for site analytics to determine the pages visited, the amount of time spent, etc.
__stidv .sharethis.com Functional 1 year This cookie is used by ShareThis. This cookie is used for sharing the content from the website to social networks.
bscookie .www.linkedin.com Advertisement 2 years This cookie is a browser ID cookie set by Linked share Buttons and ad tags.
bridge_sid_XzExNDIzNDEyMDc gw.oribi.io Analytics 2 hours No description
bridge_uid_XzExNDIzNDEyMDc gw.oribi.io Analytics 1 year No description
MUID .therutherford.com Advertisement 4 weeks This is a Microsoft cookie that contains a GUID assigned to your browser. It gets set when you interact with a Microsoft property, including a UET beacon call or a visit to a Microsoft property through the browser (Microsoft Ads).
_uetmsclkid .therutherford.com Advertisement 90 days This is the Microsoft Click ID, which is used to improve the accuracy of conversion tracking.
Note: UET sets a first-party cookie on your site’s domain for this parameter. When auto-tagging of the Microsoft Click ID is enabled, the ad click information is generated at ad click time and appended to the landing page URL (Microsoft Ads).
_uetsid .therutherford.com Advertisement 30 minutes This contains the session ID for a unique session on the site (Microsoft Ads).
_uetvid .therutherford.com Advertisement 16 days UET assigns this unique, anonymized visitor ID, representing a unique visitor. UET stores this data in a first-party cookie (Microsoft Ads).

 

You can change your cookie preference at any time by clicking on the Cookie icon/tab in the bottom right-hand corner and clicking on the relevant consent setting. This will allow you to withdraw your consent for any non-necessity (Analytics & Marketing) cookies. Alternatively, you can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser ‘Help’ for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies via your browser may remove essential cookies which can affect the functionality of our website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We hope the above information has clarified what cookies we use and how we protect your data. If you would like more information, please contact us by emailing: marketing@therutherford.com

You can also visit aboutcookies.org for further information relating to the use of cookies.

This Cookie Policy was updated on 1st April 2021.

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