Onto Cookie Policy

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer or mobile when you visit a website or app.

We use the following cookies:

  • Essential cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Functional cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Analytical cookies: These allow us to see how our site is working, if there are any problems loading certain pages, recognise and count the number of visitors, and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Marketing cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies on our website. Some of these are necessary for the operation of the website, while others are used to support and improve your experience of the website and tailor content to you.

Managing Cookies

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. If you block all cookies (including essential cookies) you might not be able to access all parts of our site.

For more information on cookies and how to manage your preferences, please see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Cookies used by Onto

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

First party cookies (created by Onto)

django_language
  • This cookie is used for storing the language of the website.
  • It expires in 11 months
Sessionid
  • Used to store session information for your login.
  • It expires in 11 months
Csrftoken
  • Used to prevent Cross-site Request Forgeries (CSRF).
  • It expires in 11 months

Third party cookies (created by third-parties)

Cookies created by Google

_ga
  • Enables Google Analytics tracking for the website to store and count page views
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires in 2 years
_gat_UA-119558907-1
  • Verify Google Analytics for the website
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires after the session
_gcl_au
  • Google Adsense - to store and track conversions for marketing
  • Expires in 3 months
_gid
  • Google Analytics to store and count page views used for analytics
  • Expires in 1 day

Google privacy policy

Cookies used by Facebook

_fbp
  • Facebook - to store and track visits across websites
  • Used for marketing
  • Expires in 3 months

Link to third party privacy policy

Cookies created by Hotjar

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress
  • Hotjar - This cookie is used to detect the first page view session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires after a session
_hjFirstSeen
  • Hotjar - This is set 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.
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires after the session
_hjid
  • Hotjar - cookie that is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the Hotjar 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.
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires in 1 year
_hjIncludedInPageviewSample
  • Hotjar - This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that user is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit.
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires in 30 mins
_hjIncludedInSessionSample
  • Hotjar - This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that user is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit.
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires in 30 mins

Hotjar privacy policy

Cookies created by Hubspot

hs-messages-hide-welcome-message
  • Hubspot - to determine that welcome message has been accepted
  • Essential
  • Expires in 30 mins
__hs_initial_opt_in
  • Hubspot - This cookie is used to prevent the banner from always displaying when visitors are browsing in strict mode.
  • Essential
  • Expires in 7 days
__hs_opt_out
  • Hubspot - This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask the visitor to accept cookies again.
  • Essential
  • Expires in 13 months
messagesUtk
  • This cookie is used to recognise visitors who interacts with the live chat.
  • Functional
  • Expires in. 13 months
__hssc
  • Hubspot - this cookie keeps track of sessions
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires in 30 mins
__hssrc
  • Hubspot - Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser.
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires Immediately
__hstc
  • Hubspot - the main cookie for tracking visitors
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires in 13 months
hubspotuk
  • Hubspot - This cookie keeps track of a visitor's identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
  • Used for marketing
  • Expires in 13 months

HubSpot privacy policy

Cookies created by Microsoft

_uetsid
  • Bing Ads - to store and track visitors across websites
  • Used for marketing
  • Expires in a day
_uetvid
  • Bing Ads - to store and track visitors across websites
  • Used for marketing
  • Expires in 25 days

Microsoft privacy policy

Cookies created by Pinterest

adiErr
  • Response Tap
  • Expires after the session
_pin_unauth
  • Pinterest - enable Pinterest tracking
  • Used for marketing
  • Expires in a year

Pinterest privacy policy

Cookies created by Stripe

c-cid
  • Expires in a day
__stripe_mid
  • Stripe - This cookie is set by Stripe payment gateway. This cookie is used to enable payment on the website without storing any payment information on a server.
  • Essential
  • Expires in 12 months
__stripe_sid
  • Stripe - This cookie is set by Stripe payment gateway. This cookie is used to enable payment on the website without storing any payment information on a server.
  • Essential
  • 30 minutes

Cookies created by Awin group

IR_12601
  • Impact - cookies to allow us to measure the impact of affiliate marketing
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires in 2 years
IR_gbd
  • Impact - cookies to allow us to measure the impact of affiliate marketing
  • Used for analytics
  • Expires in 2 years

Awin Group privacy policy