Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website may store on the device you are using (for example, your desktop computer, mobile or tablet) to view website content. The cookie helps the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit.

How does Actis use cookies?

The law allows us to store cookies on your computer if they are essential to the operation of our website.

We require your consent to use non-essential cookies on your computer. By consenting to our cookie settings you are consenting to the use of the data collected as set out in this Cookie Policy.

You may withdraw your consent at any time by disabling cookie settings, as explained below.

This website has 2 types of cookies:

Analytics cookies

Used to anonymously track visitors around the website so that we can continually improve your experience.

Types of cookies we use

The tables below show the cookies we use and their purpose.

Strictly necessary cookies

Name Type Purpose Notes
player 3rd party Unique identifiers, date of use information and list of viewing settings for the video being viewed to be sent to Vimeo. Vimeo sets these cookies on any page that embeds a Vimeo video. They include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Vimeo viewers, to hold information about current viewing video settings as well as a personal identification token, if you are logged into Vimeo.
vuid 3rd party


Optional / analytics cookies

Name Type Purpose Notes
_ga 1st party Google Analytics Used to distinguish users This cookie is used to make advertising more engaging to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers. Some common applications of this are to select advertising based on what’s relevant to a user; to improve reporting on campaign performance and to avoid showing ads that the user has already seen.

_gat 1st party Google Analytics Used to throttle request rates to maintain website performance These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

_gid 1st party Google Analytics Used to distinguish users

wisepops_session 1st party Wisepops Popups Used to distinguish users This cookie collects data on the initial referrer, UTM params and the popups seen during the session.

wisepops_visits 1st party   This cookie stores the date of the visit or visits of the visitor using our site.

wisepops 1st party   Where persistant data is stored for example the popups the visitor has seen / converted.

_hjid 1st party Hotjar Analytics Used to distinguish users This cookie is set to ensure Hotjar attributes all behaviour to the same user ID.
_hjIncludedInSample 1st party   This cookie lets Hotjar know whether to include the user in the sample which generates funnels. Funnels are maps or goals to lead the user to the intended most high traffic pages.