Cookies Table

Spotlight uses cookies on our site for a number of purposes. They help us to provide you with a better experience when you use our site and allow us to make improvements. We use the following cookies:

  • Necessary cookies for the operation of our website such as enabling you to log into customer areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies which help us improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies used to recognise you when you return to our website and recognise your website preferences.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:

1st party Spotlight cookies

Cookie Information and purposes
Spotlight application functionality
acceptNonEssentialCookies Cookie opt out
checkout_redirecturl Used to store redirection URL

Partner Cookies

Cookie Information and purposes
__cfduid A Cloudflare cookie used to identify individuals behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. For more information see Cloudflare's Privacy Policy.




A Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. For more information see Google's Cookies Policy.
(Various) Hotjar cookies which enable Hotjar to function properly - an application used to help us understand how visitors engage with the website and track usage. For more information see Hotjar's Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.
Session-{long guid}
ClickDimensions cookies used to establish and continue a user session within the site, and signal the last time a visitor viewed a page. For more information see their guide to cookies.
(Varies) Other embedded Umbraco CMS content which is used to administer parts of the Spotlight site.
YouTube cookies for preferences like languages/ preferences. added when accessing For more information see YouTube's Privacy Policy.
UK_booker_session_id Third party event software used for booking workshops and talks. For more information on how BookingBug uses cookies visit their Privacy Policy
Dynatrace Real User Monitoring relies on browser cookies to correlate user interactions in the browser, for example user actions, with general page and backend performance metrics. See:

Spotlight Corporate

Cookie Information and purposes
ImpersonatingUser When used via Aquarius
featcher When using Feature Switch to turn features on and off for a session
(others) Cookies set on Sundance admin pages