Last updated September 16, 2020
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small data files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used to make websites work, function more efficiently or provide reporting information. They can be used for navigation, remembering preferences and generally improving the user experience.
Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Cobac Security Ltd) are called “first party cookies” and those set by other parties are called “third party cookies”.
Third party cookies enable third party features and functionality to be provided on the website, for example advertising, analytics and interactive content. The third parties who set these cookies can recognise your device when it visits the website in question and when it visits certain other websites.
- Technical reasons in order for our website to operate (these are referred to as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies
- To track and target the interests of our users to enhance the user experience on our online properties
- For analytics, advertising and other purposes
The specific types of cookies served through our website and the purposes the perform are described below.
HOW CAN I CONTROL COOKIES?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can set your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager, which allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services.
In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising. If you would like to find out more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com.
The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Websites and the purposes they perform are described in the table below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Online Properties you visit):
Essential website cookies: We are not currently using any essential web cookies.
Analytics and customisation cookies: These cookies collect information used either in aggregate form (to help us understand how visitors use or website or how effective our marketing campaigns are), or to help us customise our website for you.
Purpose: Keeps an entry of unique ID which is then used to come up with statistical data on website usage by visitors. It is a HTTP cookie type and expires after a browsing session.
Expires in: 1 day
Purpose: It records a particular ID used to come up with data about website usage by the user. It is a HTTP cookie that expires after 2 years.
Expires in: 1 year 11 months 29 days
Purpose: Enables Google Analytics regulate the rate of requesting. It is a HTTP cookie type that lasts for a session. Provider: .cobacsecurity.co.uk
Expires in: 1 minute
WHAT ABOUT OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES, LIKE TRACKING PIXELS?
We may, from time to time, use other similar technologies like tracking pixels to recognise or track visitors to our website. These are tiny graphics files with a unique identifier that enables to identify when someone has visited our website or opened an email link to our website. This allows us, for example, to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one of our website pages to another, to understand whether you have visited our website from an advertisement on a third-party website, to improve site performance and to measure the success of email marketing campaigns.
In many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function properly, and so declining cookies will impair their functioning.
DO YOU SERVE TARGETED ADVERTISING?
Third parties may serve cookies on your computer or mobile device to serve advertising through our Websites. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services that you may be interested in. They may also employ technology that is used to measure the effectiveness of advertisements. This can be accomplished by them using cookies or web beacons to collect information about your visits to this and other sites in order to provide relevant advertisements about goods and services of potential interest to you. The information collected through this process does not enable us or them to identify your name, contact details or other details that directly identify you unless you choose to provide these.
WHERE CAN I GET FURTHER INFORMATION?
The Old Vicarage
Phone: +44 (0)1332 948320