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Here is a list of the cookies we use and what they do:
|Home Energy Scotland|
Google Analytics allows us to evaluate website and app usage. We can find out how often people visit each page and how long they stay.
|_utma||This cookie counts the number of times you have visited our site.|
|_utmb/_utmc||These cookies work together to calculate how long you visit our site for. The cookies expire when you leave our website.|
|utmz||This cookie works out how you got to our website and where you are in the world.|
|_ga||This cookie is used to distinguish users of our site by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.|
|_gid||This cookie is used to distinguish users of our site by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.|
|Google Tag Manager||We use Google Tag Manager to set tags and code (pixels) on our websites. These pixels allow us to remarket (personalise advertising and content) and help monitor the performance of our digital marketing activities.|
|HotJar||HotJar is an analytic and feedback tool. It helps us to understand what users do on our website. We also use it to collect feedback.
You can see all cookies set by the HotJar script on our site and to understand their purpose in more detail.
We use Facebook Pixel on our websites to deliver Facebook adverts.
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|These cookies are used to deliver ads relevant to you.
This also includes creating advertising audiences for our marketing campaigns.
Tracking also enables us to gather evaluation on our advertising efforts.
We use YouTube to publish video content on our website.
|HSID/SID||These are session IDs which is unique to you when you visit YouTube website.|
|These are used by YouTube to store user preferences when viewing pages containing video content.|
Changes to our cookie information
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