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Cookie Policy

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive while they are visiting a particular website. It contains simple information about the user's identity but no
personal information.

The benefit of using cookies is that it allows us to monitor website traffic and record user's preferences. Hobart acknowledges and complies with the recent changes to the rules and regulations in regards to using cookies and similar technologies for storing information. Hobart will ensure that the use of cookies is managed in accordance with national and legal guidelines, such as those that require the consent of website visitors for their use.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to do so or to notify the user when a cookie is being sent. If you wish to disable cookies, refer to your browser help menu to learn how to disable cookies. Please note that if you disable cookies, you may be unable to access some customized features on our website.

Devices like web beacons and transparent GIF images are tiny or transparent graphics that allow us to count the number of users who have visited a particular web page or to access certain cookies. We may use these graphics on our websites to count users and to recognize users by accessing our cookies. Being able to access our cookies allows us to personalize our website and improve your experience at our website. We may also include these graphics in HTML-formatted e-mail messages that we send to determine which e-mail messages were opened. By using our website, you are consenting to our use of these beacons and similar technologies as described above.

The cookies used on the Hobart website include:

Cookie Preference
Name: cookie-agreed
Purpose: This cookie is used to remember a user’s acceptance of our cookies on hobartuk.com. This cookie is used to remove the notification regarding cookies at the bottom the the screen.

Universal Analytics (Google)
Names: _ga, _gat, _gid
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data.

YouTube Cookies
Names: PREF*, YSC*, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE*
Purpose: We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

PREF – * Expires after eight months
YSC – * expires at the end of your session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE – *expires after eight months
remote_sid – * expires at the end of your session

Vimeo Cookies
Name: vuid, player
Purpose: We embed some videos from our official Vimeo channel using Vimeo's embedded video player.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.