Cookie policy

Protecting our customers is at the heart of everything we do at FFT and protecting your information is no exception. This means that any cookies used on our sites will not contain personally identifiable information about you. However, we do use cookies on our websites to help make your visits more effective so we’d like to explain more about how and why we use them.

Use of cookies by FFT

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The tables below explain the cookies we use on our sites and why.

Cookies on fft.org.uk

CookieNamePurpose
Analytics (Google)_ga
_gid
_gat
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
YouTubeGPS
PREF
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
YSC
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

PREF - Duration: eight months
YSC - Duration: until the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - Duration: eight months
remote_sid - Duration: until the end of your session
Hotjar_hjClosedSurveyInvites
_hjDonePolls
_hjMinimizedPolls
_hjDoneTestersWidgets
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets
_hjIncludedInSample
We analyse usage of fft.org.uk using Hotjar, which may set cookies on your computer.

Duration: 365 days
TawkTawkConnectionTime
Tawk_xxxxxxxxx
__tawkuuid
The Tawk service allows you to communicate with us via live chat.
ClickDimensionscusid
cuvid
cuvon
The ClickDimensions for customer management which may store cookies on your computer.

cusid - This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a visitor views a page on the site, the script code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Duration: 30 minutes.

cuvid - This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. Duration: 2 years.

cuvon - Used to signal the last time a visitor viewed a page. Duration: 30 minutes.

Cookies on FFT Aspire (fftaspire.org)

CookieNamePurpose
Analytics (Google)_ga
_gid
_gat
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
YouTubeGPS
PREF
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
YSC
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

PREF - Duration: eight months
YSC - Duration: until the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE - Duration: eight months
remote_sid - Duration: until the end of your session
FFT AspireASP.NET_SessionId
__RequestVerificationToken
These are set for security of the site.

Duration: your session
FFT Aspireack
loc
These store your country (England or Wales), if selected while logged out, and your cookie policy acceptance.

Cookies on FFT Training (training.fft.org.uk)

CookieNamePurpose
FFT Training.AspNetCore.Antiforgery.xxxxxxxxxx
XSRF-TOKEN
Site and browser security.

Duration: your session
Analytics (Google)_ga
_gid
_gat
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Hotjar_hjClosedSurveyInvites
_hjDonePolls
_hjMinimizedPolls
_hjDoneTestersWidgets
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets
_hjIncludedInSample
We analyse usage of fft.org.uk using Hotjar, which may set cookies on your computer.

Duration: 365 days
ClickDimensionscusid
cuvid
cuvon
The ClickDimensions for customer management which may store cookies on your computer.

cusid - This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a visitor views a page on the site, the script code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Duration: 30 minutes.

cuvid - This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. Duration: 2 years.

cuvon - Used to signal the last time a visitor viewed a page. Duration: 30 minutes.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

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

Updated: 30 May 2018