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We ask that you read this cookie notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are and our use of cookies or similar technologies on our Website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy Which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal data through your use of this website or in relation to services that we provide, your rights in relation to your personal data and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

Who we are

This website is operated by Factory 42 Limited (“we”, “us”, “our”, “Factory 42”). This cookie notice relates to your use of our website at (“Website”).

Throughout our Website we may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate cookie policies. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their cookie policies as appropriate.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our Website. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows us or a third-party to recognise you and remember things like your personalised details or user preferences. They also help us learn more about how you use and access our Website so that we can make improvements and update features.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

For further information on cookies generally visit or

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to help us learn more about how you use and access our Website. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our Website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Website.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

Types of cookies

The cookies we place on your device fall into the following category:

  • Strictly necessary cookies - these cookies are essential in order to enable you to access and navigate the Website and use its features, such as accessing restricted or secure areas of the Website.

  • Functional cookies – these cookies are used to recognise when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

  • Analytical/Performance cookies - these cookies collect information about how you use our Website, e.g. which pages you go to most often. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information about you. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous, and is only used to improve how our Website works.

The cookies we use

The information below provides more information about the cookies we use and why: 



(2 years)




(24 hours)


(1 minute)

Google Analytics

This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc which uses persistent cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our site, and how we can enhance their experience. It provides us with information about the behaviour of our visitors (e.g. how long they stayed on the site, the average number of pages viewed) and also tells us how many visitors we have had.


(2 years)






(2 weeks)

Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site


When viewing a mobile site (old mobile under it will force the server to display the non-mobile version and avoid redirecting to the mobile site





Identifies logged in site members








Indicates how a site was rendered.

Third party cookies

All of the cookies described so far in this policy are “first party cookies”, which means they are set and controlled by Factory 42. Occasionally, third parties may set cookies on our Website which we do not control. These are called “third party cookies”. This will happen where, for example, we have included embedded content on some pages of our Website. When you visit a page with embedded content, the third party service provider may set its own cookies on your web browser.

Please note that we do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them. Cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. You should therefore check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.

How to turn off cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. You can learn more about how to block cookies by visiting Please note that if you block cookies completely, many websites will not work properly and some functionality on these websites will not work at all.

It is possible to opt out of having your browsing activity recorded by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will take you to Google’s website and generate a ‘no thanks’ cookie which will stop any further cookies being set by Google Analytics.

Google Analytics Opt-out

How to contact us

Please contact our Privacy Lead at if you have any questions about this cookie notice or the information we hold about you.

Changes to this cookie notice

This version was last updated on 31st January 2020. We may change this cookie notice from time to time, when we do we will inform you by updating this section.

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