Forst Global Cookie Policy



Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used
in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the

Necessary / Essential Cookie
These cookies enable the core functionality of the Forst Global website. The website cannot function properly
without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.

Analytical Cookies
Analytical Cookies help us improve our website or the development projects that are hosted or powered by us
by collecting and reporting information on its usage.

Other Non Essential Cookies
From time to time third party tools will be placed on our website or those of our clients at their expressed
permission. Details of these cookies will always be declared in the policy below however these cookies will be
for non-essential purposes such as those set by multimedia platforms Youtube, Vimeo, to track usage or
additional marketing tools that allow the delivery of our service via automation such as MailChimp or

Cookies have been under regulation since 2011 and currently form part of the Privacy and Electronic
Communications Regulations (PECR). It is required under this regulation and that of the General Data
Protection Regulation (GDPR) that Forst Global transparently display and list all cookies in use, their reason
for use and the data they store in an easy to read format and provide the functionality or instruction to allow
visitors to consent or remove consent for their use.

Cookies in use on the Forst Global website (

Cookie Name Purpose
Youtube CONSENT Necessary – Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR compliance of the website.
Forst cookietest Necessary – This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.
Cloudflare _cf_bm Necessary – Used to identify and mitigate automated (bot) traffic.
Google test_cookie Necessary – Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.
Analytics (Google)





Analytical – Google Analytics collects a unique ID against our visitors storing information on the pages they visit, how long they spend there, the devices they operate and how they interact with the website. 
Analytics (HotJar) _hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress
Analytical – Used to give visitors a unique ID, identify if they have visited the website before, count the number of visits and collect other data about visitor navigation and behaviour.
Analytics (Ads) _gcl_au


Non Essential – Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.

Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertising efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites.
Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

Analytics (Youtube) VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Analytical – Tries to estimate the user’s bandwidth on pages with integrated Youtube videos, registers a unique ID to keep statistics of which Youtube videos the user has seen.
Analytics ( aka_debug Analytical – Used by Vimeo to track usage of their embedded video player.

As part of the usage of this website we have placed the above cookies on your device to help make this
website better. You can use the advice below to change your cookie settings otherwise we’ll assume that you
agree with our use of policy.

Withdrawing consent
Forst Global have committed to adding in a control centre within our website that allows you to pick which
groups and cookies you approve for use with the website, Until then 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 or
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit