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What is a cookie?
Some, but not all, cookies provide us with personal information, for example where you enter details into a form on our Site. Cookies may also provide us with information about your IP address (which may be personal information in certain jurisdictions), the duration of your browsing session, your browser type and your operating system.
- to remember browsing preferences such as local language;
- to remember details about your previous visits to the Site to personalize and improve your browsing experience;
- to administer and organize the Site;
- to analyze use of the Site to make improvements to the Site; and
- to compile statistics and understand (in general, aggregated terms) who uses our Site.
First and third-party cookies: whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the domain placing the cookie.
First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time (e.g., cookies placed by andrewsconsulting.biz, meaning this site).
Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.
Persistent cookies: these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that cookie.
Session cookies: these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
How to delete and block our cookies
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- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
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What cookies do we use and why?
The cookies used on our Site are categorized as follows:
- Strictly necessary
‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies let you move around the Site and use essential features like secure areas. Without these cookies, we cannot provide the requested services.
We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to:
- Identify you as being logged in to our Site and to authenticate you
- Make sure you connect to the right service on our Site when we make any changes to the way the Site works
- For security purposes
Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the Site, so if you prevent these cookies we can’t guarantee how the Site or the security on our Site will perform during your visit.
‘Performance’ cookies collect information about how you use our Site e.g., which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and are only used to help us improve how our Site works, understand what interests our users and measure the effectiveness of our advertising.
We use performance cookies to:
- Carry out web analytics: Provide statistics on how our Site is used
- Perform affiliate tracking: Provide feedback to affiliated entities that one of our visitors also visited their Site
- Obtain data on the number of users of the Site that have viewed a product
- Help us improve the Site by measuring any errors that occur
- Test different designs for the Site
Some of our performance cookies are managed for us by third parties. We do not allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.
‘Functionality’ cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.
We use ‘Functionality’ cookies for such purposes as:
- Remember settings you’ve applied such as layout, text size, language, preferences and colors
- Remember if we’ve already asked you if you want to fill in a survey
- Remember if you have engaged with a particular component or product list on the Site so that don’t show it again
- Show you when you’re logged in to the Site
- To provide and show embedded video content
Some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties. We do not allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.
‘Targeting’ cookies are used to track your visit to our Site and other websites, including the pages you have visited and the links you have followed, which allows third parties to display targeted ads to you on the websites you visit.
We and our third-party service providers use Targeting cookies to:
- Link to social networks, like Facebook, that may subsequently use information about your visit to our website to provide advertising or other offers that may be of interest to you when you visit other websites.
- Provide third parties with information on your visit so that they can present you with advertisements or other offers that may be of interest to you. If you are in the EU, you may opt-out of certain third party cookies that we and other websites may use for targeting through www.youronlinechoices.eu or www.aboutads.info. Opting out of one or more ad networks only means that those members no longer will deliver targeted content or ads to you. It does not mean you will no longer receive any targeted content or ads on our websites or other third-party websites. If your browser is configured to reject cookies when you visit one of the above referenced opt-out pages, and you later erase your cookies, use a different computer or change Web browsers, your preference may no longer be active. Since all these cookies are managed by third parties, you should refer to the third parties’ own website privacy notifications and policies for further information (see below for more information about the targeting cookies used on our Site).
More Information About Cookies
All About Cookies
Useful information about cookies can be found at: www.allaboutcookies.org
Internet Advertising Bureau
A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at: www.youronlinechoices.eu
Cookies List – What specific cookies do we use on the Sites?
First party cookies
|_ga, _gat||Google cookies to distinguish users at to throttle request rate||_ga 10 minutes, _gat 2 years||Website usage, analytics|
|name||Purpose||number of days||Marketing, lead tracking|
Third party cookies
|Cookie name||Purpose||Duration||Domain source||Category|
|Additional Name||For what purpose goes here||Time Retained||3rd Party Source||Category Name|
|fbq||Facebook insights and ad tags||90 days||connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js||Social media interaction, advertising.|
* One of our third-party analytics providers is Google Analytics and more information about the ways in which they collect and process your personal data can be found here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.
** For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Facebook, and your settings options for protecting your privacy, please see the data policy of Facebook at www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation. If you do not (longer) give your consent to the respective data collection, you may object to this by disabling the data collection under the following link: https://en-gb.facebook.com/help/769828729705201/ .
Other third-party providers include Elegant Themes and Wordfence. Further information about their analytics tools and their privacy practices can be found on their respective websites.
Where can I get further information?
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS?