BBT Group Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small data file made up of letters and numbers which is placed by a website on the device you use to access the internet. Cookies serve different purposes. We use cookies to help us to improve our site and to provide us with information about usage of the website. Certain third parties also place cookies on your device when you browse our website.

Most web browsers allow you to have some control over the placing of cookies on your device through your browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to block, manage and delete them, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.

Our system will place cookies on your device as soon you visit any page on our website. We use the following categories of 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, and to use online forms.
  • Analytical cookies. They allow us to 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 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. These cookies also 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, the advertising displayed on it and communications sent more relevant to your interests.

Important note: Disabling cookies may mean that you cannot access parts of our website.

The following table lists the cookies used on the BBT Group website:

Cookie name First or Third party Purpose
_ga
_gat
__utma
__utmb
__utmc
__utmv
__utmz
These are first party and third party cookies placed by Google and us that allow us to use the Google Analytics service. These cookies enable us to anonymously track how visitors access and browse our website thereby enabling us to optimise and improve our service. Further information is available at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
1P_JAR
AID
ANID
APISID
CONSENT
DSID
IDE
NID
SAPISID
SID
SIDCC
SSID
These are third party cookies placed by Google that allow us to use the Google Ads service. These advertising cookies, provided by Google, are used for providing customised advertisements based off your browsing history, making advertising more engaging to you and more valuable to us. Further information is available at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
_ok
_okac
_okbk
_okdetect
_okla
_oklv
hblid
olfsk
wcsid
These are first party cookies placed by us that improve Olark chat performance. Used for Olark chat software to provide a site identifier for security purposes, to cache elements for improving load times, to identify visitors and save their message history across pages of the website. Further information is available at https://www.olark.com/help/cookies
_gcl_au This is a first party cookie placed by us Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.
_gid Registers a unique ID used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.
XSRF-TOKEN This is a first party cookie placed by us This prevents cross-site request forgery from occurring, and ensures the current user is not attempting to run a XSRF exploit on this website.
bbt_group_session This is a first party cookie placed by us This is the unique identifier for your session while on the website.