DPM-05 – 23/05/2018
1 – INTRODUCTION
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly and are used by most major websites. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.
2 – ENABLING/DISABLING COOKIES
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
3 – CONSENT
When you visit our website, you will be asked if you would like to accept our cookies policy, if you wish to do so, please use the opt-in button. If you do opt in, you consent to the processing of data about you by (Insert Company Name), its subsidiaries and Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
4 – WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
4.1 – ANALYTICS TRACKING COOKIES
This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site and logs the date of the first and last visit of the user. This is generally used to gather information on the number of visits and days that may typically pass before a user purchases something on the site, which helps businesses who use this cookie to identify how and where to improve the site for users.
4.2 – SESSION TRACKING COOKIES
This cookie tracks the input activity of the user within a specific session, and is the cookie used to (for example) remember what items a user has placed in their shopping basket. The cookie allows users to keep their session active whilst they are on the site (and in some cases when the user navigates away) so that any changes made by the user between sites are stored.
5 – GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our Websites, compiling reports on Website activity for Website operators and providing other services relating to Website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.