What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer (or other devices such as mobiles or tablets) by your browser from websites that you visit. They're used for many things, such as allowing us to remember and distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a better user experience and improve our website by monitoring how people use it.
A cookie will typically store information about your visit to a website. Our cookie will never include or store any of your personal information like your name or email address. They do however enable us to recognise your visit, remember your preferences and understand how you interact with our website.
All cookies have an owner. The owner is the domain or website that places the cookies on your device. When you visit our website, cookies may be placed on your device by Highlight and potentially other domains or websites, which are known as third party cookies. Current cookies that highlight.net uses are for analytics, communication and social media sharing purposes.
You can delete cookies from your device by using your browser. However, please be aware that if you delete any cookies, settings previously made for our website will be lost and it may negatively impact your browsing experience.
Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.
We store general information about your visit but we do not store your personal information.
The types of cookie that may be used during your visit to this website are:
Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website. Without these cookies, the services that you are here for cannot be provided. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or advertising purposes or remember where you've been on the internet.
We utilise these cookies to analyse how our visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by customising our pages and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular.
These cookies typically expire at the end of your session (i.e. when you leave our website).
About third party cookies
We embed video and other content from websites such as YouTube or Vimeo. As a result, when you visit a page with embedded content you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Highlight does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these.
On news and blog pages, we have placed ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends and colleagues through several popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. Highlight does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these.