Cookies policy

Like many websites, in addition to the information which you supply to us, this Site automatically collects information and data through the use of cookies.

Cookies are small text files the Site can use to recognise repeat users and allow us to observe behaviour and compile aggregate data in order to improve the Site for you. For example, cookies will tell us whether you viewed the Site with sound or with text on your last visit.

We use Universal Analytics on our Site. This means we use cookies to count the number of unique and return visitors to our Site as well as other data to help us monitor and improve use of the Site.

The Site hosts links to various social media channels and offers options to ‘share’ information. When selecting a link and opting in to such a service, you may be presented with a cookie. HLF is not responsible for the content of third party websites and does not control the dissemination of these cookies. Please check the relevant third party website for further information.

Opting out

Some of our associated companies may themselves use cookies on their own websites. We have no access to, or control of, these cookies should this occur.

If you do not wish to receive cookies from us or any other website, you can turn cookies off on your web browser: please follow your browser provider’s instructions in order to do so. Unfortunately, we cannot accept liability for any malfunctioning of your device or its installed web browser as a result of any attempt to turn off cookies.

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 the aboutcookies website or the allaboutcookies website

Cookies on the Site

Universal Analytics

We use Universal Analytics to collect anonymous information about how our site is used by visitors. We compile reports on information such as the number of visitors to the Site, where they come from and what they click on, to help us improve the Site.

Find out more on the Google Analytics privacy page.

These are the Universal Analytics cookie names:

  • _ga
  • _gat_UA-961845-11
  • _gat_UA-961845-12
  • _gid


We use AddThis to help you share our pages on different social networks. AddThis uses cookies to collect anonymous information on how users are sharing our content.

Find out more on the AddThis privacy policy page.

These are the AddThis cookie names:

  • _atuvc
  • _atuvs


Cookies are used by YouTube to maintain the accuracy of video statistics and help us improve the site experience. These will only be found on any pages containing embedded YouTube videos.


The HLF website uses the Drupal content management system. Drupal uses a cookie to determine whether visitors' browsers have JavaScript enabled.

This is the Drupal cookie name:

  • has_js
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