Cookie Policy


The website at (our site) is published and maintained by Kudos Innovations Limited (we, us), a company registered in England under number 08642156 with its registered office at 3&4 Ashurst Court, London Road, Wheatley, Oxfordshire, OX33 1ER, UK.

This policy (together with our terms and conditions of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve it. 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. We only use (and store) non-essential cookies on your computer's browser or hard drive if you provide your consent.

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, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

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

Cookie Title Cookie Name(s) Cookie Purpose More information
Kudos Authentication _kudos_session We use this cookie for authentication. It is used to log the user into the site and to retain their session. Its essential otherwise Kudos can't deliver a personalised user experience and allow the use of features such as article claiming, enriching and sharing. The cookie is set by Kudos and currently lasts for 30 days.
Google Analytics _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz These cookies generate a random number as well as collecting information on how visitors reached the site. It is used by Google Analytics to allow us understand how visitors interact with the site so we can improve it. This cookie does not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or email address). This is a third-party cookie and is set by Google. It is independent of Kudos. _utma expires after 2 years. _utmb expires after 30 minutes. _utmc expires when you close the browser. _utmz expires after 6 months.
Google Translate PREF (, PREF ( These cookies store preferences including language preferences for the Google Translate widget. This is a third-party cookie and is set by Google. It is independent of Kudos. It expires after 2 years.
Kudos Welcome Tour welcome_tour This cookie stores whether the user has viewed the welcome tour and enables us to only show the tour on the first time of visit. The cookie is set by Kudos and currently lasts for 10 years.

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.

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.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire as outlined under the 'more information' column in the table above.

We may revise this Cookie Policy at any time. Any changes we make to our Cookie Policy in the future will be posted on this webpage and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Cookie Policy.

Last updated on 30-Apr-2018