Cookie Policy

Please read this cookie notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website.

This notice should be read together with our Privacy Notice which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

Who we are

This website is operated by The Value Engineers, a leading marketing consultancy incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 2015240, whose registered office is at 12 Flitcroft Street, London, WC2H 8DL, United Kingdom.

Our website

This cookie notice relates to your use of our website.

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 allows us to improve our site.

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to make additional services available to you. These other third-party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies. For privacy information relating to these other third-party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

What is a Cookie?

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.

Types of Cookies

We may use the following types of cookies:

Type Detail
Strictly necessary cookies These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. 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 find 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

Consent to use Cookies

We will ask for your permission (Consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested and the operation of our website.

Blocking Cookies and Changing Settings

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. Alternatively, you can control some 3rd party cookies by using a privacy enhancement platform such as or

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings, For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to

 Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit

Our use of Cookies

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:

The cookies we use Name Purpose Whether a cookie is essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested and whether we will seek your consent before we place the cookie
PHP platform PHPSESSID This cookie used to maintain a secure session for you, during your visit Yes this is essential and is a First-party session cookie, deleted after you quit your browser.
OneTrust Cookie preference OptanonConsent, OptanonAlertBoxClosed These cookies are used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on our website. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in these cookies. Yes this is essential and is a First-party cookie.
Universal Analytics (Google) Ga, gid ,gat,_gtag 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 a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data
No, we will therefore request your consent before placing this cookie.
Vimeo vuid We embed videos from our official Vimeo channel. When you press play Vimeo will drop third party cookies to enable the the video to play and to collect analytics data such as how long a viewer has watched the video. These cookies do not track individuals. No, we will therefore request your consent before placing this cookie.

How to contact us

If you have questions about this Cookie Notice or the processing of your Personal Data, please contact us at or +44 20 3954 3032.

Changes to this document

We keep this document under regular review to make sure it is up to date and accurate. We encourage you to review this page regularly to identify any updates or changes to our cookie notice.

Last updated 20/07/2021