Cookies Policy

1. Introduction

Welcome to the website of Blackdot Solutions Ltd (“Blackdot”, ”us”, ”we” or “our”). This website is operated by Blackdot and has been created to provide information about our company. This cookies policy (“Cookies Policy”) sets forth Blackdot’s policy with respect to how it uses cookies and other similar technologies on its website. Please read this Cookies Policy to understand how this website uses cookies.

Please read this Cookies Policy to understand how this website uses cookies.

2. What are cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit or www. This website uses two types of cookies: session and persistent cookies. Session cookies are stored temporarily on your computer or other device while you browse this website and are deleted from your computer or other device when you finish browsing. Persistent cookies remain on your computer or other device after you have finished browsing the website so that we can remember your preferences when you visit the website in the future.

3. Cookies we use

The website uses different types of cookies as set out below:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.


  • Performance/Analytics cookies: used to compile aggregated statistics about use of the website (such as number of page views or visitors and time spent on each page). This helps us improve the way the website works


  • Functionality cookies: used to provide certain functionalities, such as to embed content on the website as well as other functionalities.

The following cookies are set (See pages 2-10):

Strictly Necessary

_Cfduld 1 Month The cookie is used by cdn services like cloudflare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application.
_hssrc Session The cookie is set by Hubspot. This cookie is set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.
Optanon Constent 1 year This cookies stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses on whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal life span of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor


_ ga 2 years This cookie is installed by Google. Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for sites analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors
_gld 1 day This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form
_hstc 1 year 24 days This cookie is set by HubSpot and is used for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit) last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and the session number (increments for each subsequent session).
hubspotuk 1 year 24 days This cookie is used by HubSpot to keep track of the visitors to the website. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
_gac_UA51401671-1 1 year Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and your Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt out.
_gcl_au 1 year This cookie is installed by Google, and the main purpose is to help advertisers determine how many times people who click on their ads end up taking up an action on their site, like making a purchase.
_gl_aw 1 year This cookie is installed by Google, and the main purpose is to help advertisers determine how many times people who click on their ads end up taking up an action on their site, like making a purchase.
ajs_ anonymous_ld Session This cookie is generally used for analytics and help count how many people visit a certain site by tracking if you have visited before.
ajs_user_ld 1 year This cookie helps track visitor usage, events, target marketing, and can also measure application performance and stability
utm_pa 1 year This cookie is used to collect Google Analytics data.


__hssc 30 minutes This cookie is set by HubSpot. The purpose is to keep track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageview in a session), and session start timestamp.
_gat_gtag_UA_305686 52_1UA_30568652_1 UA_30568652_1 1 minute Used to throttle request rate.
_hjfirstseen Session This is set to identify a new users first session. It sells a true/false value, indicating whether this was the first time Hotjar saw this user. It is used by recording filters to identify new user sessions.
hjincludedinpageviewsample 30 minutes This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined in your sites page view limit.
_hjabsolutesessioninprogress 30 minutes This cookie is used to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a true/false flag set by the cookie
_hjincludedinsessionsample 30 minutes This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your sites daily session limit.
cf_use_ob 1 minute This is a cookie set by CloudFlare. CloudFlare is a web service used for caching & CDN and DNS, DDoS protection and security. The cookie informs CloudFlare to fetch the requested resource from the Always Online cache on the designated port.
abck 12 months Abck Is a library that makes generating akamal cookies easier
_mcld 1 day These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Mailchimp sites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
cookie_notice_ accepted 1 month To check if cookies can be placed.
wordpress_logged_in Session The cookie WordPress_logged_in_ [hash] is used to indicate when you are logged in, and who you are. This cookie is maintained on the front-end of the website as well as when logged in.
wordpress_sec Session This cookie cheques if the current visitor is a logged in WordPress user.
wordpress_test_cookie Session This cookie is to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users. This cookie is used on the front end, even if you are not logged in.
wp-settings-time 1 year WordPress sets a few WP- settings- {time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wpe-auth Session This cookie keeps users logged into WordPress.
_BEAMER_FIRST_VISIT_ 3000 days Stores the date of this users first visit to the site.
_BEAMER_USER_ID 300 days Stores and internal ID for this user.
_fbp 3 months When the Facebook pixel is installed on a website, and the pixel uses the firstparty cookies, the pixel automatically saves a unique identifier to an_fbp cookie for the website domain if one does not already exist.
_hjTLDtest Session When the Hotjar script executes we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use, instead of the page hostname. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, we tried to store the cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed.
_hjptld Session This cookie is set for logged users of Hotjar who have admin team member permissions. It is used during pricing experiments to show the admin consistent pricing across the site.

4. Opting out of cookies

You can withdraw your consent at any time, for example by deleting the cookies or by opting out via our opt-out mechanism. If you do not accept all cookies or withdraw your consent, you may still browse the website; however, in this case you may not be able to use the full functionalities of the website.

You may also configure the settings of your browser to activate, disable or delete cookies. Detailed instructions are provided by your browser. If you disable or delete cookies, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the website and some functionalities may not work.

For more information on cookies and how they can be managed and deleted please visit or In order to opt out of third party cookies you can find further details in each of the following links:

Please read this Cookies Policy to understand how this website uses cookies.

5. Changes to our Cookies Policy

We keep our Cookies Policy under regular review, and we will place any updates on this website. This Cookies Policy was last updated on 9th June 2023.

6. How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our Cookies Policy or information we hold about you via:

Email: [email protected]

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