Rufus Leonard Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary 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.
  • Analytical/performance 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.
  • Functionality 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 (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies 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 and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. For more information about how to manage cookies, please visit

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

Summary of cookies currently used on Rufus Leonard website
Cookie Name Expiry Purpose
Sitecore Analytics SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE 10 years This cookie is essential for our site and enables us to deliver personalised content to visitors and provide anonymous reports to us on how visitors use our site.
System ASP.NET_SessionId At end of session This cookie is essential for our site and enables us to keep a status of your session as soon as you visit our site.
Google Analytics _ga
_ga 2 years
_gid 1 minute
_gat 1 minute
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

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AddThis _atuvc
10 months This is a third party cookie associated with the AddThis social sharing widget to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.

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Cookie policy cookie_accepted 1 year This cookie is used for our cookie notification banner. The cookie banner will appear the first time you enter our site and then disappear when you hit the Continue button. By doing this, we assume you consent to the use of cookies. If you choose to clear your cookies prior to each visit to our site, you will see the cookie banner upon entry to the site on each visit.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.