Cookie Policy

cookie policy

Cookie Policy

 

COOKIE POLICY

 

Last updated September 16, 2020

 

This Cookie Policy explains how Cobac Security Ltd ("Cobac Security", "we", "us", and "our") uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our website at https://www.cobacsecurity.co.uk, ("Website"). It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

In some cases we may use cookies to collect personal information, or other information we collect may be combined to become personal information.

 

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.

 

WHY DO WE USE COOKIES?

We use cookies for several reasons, including:

  • 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.

The Cookie Consent Manager can be found in the notification banner and on our website. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. You may also set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. The way you can do this varies by browser, so you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

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.

Name:_gid
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.
Provider: .cobacsecurity.co.uk
Service: Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy 
Country: Portugal
Type: http_cookie
Expires in: 1 day

Name:_ga
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.
Provider: .cobacsecurity.co.uk
Service: Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy
Country: Portugal
Type: http_cookie
Expires in: 1 year 11 months 29 days

Name: _gat#
Purpose: Enables Google Analytics regulate the rate of requesting. It is a HTTP cookie type that lasts for a session. Provider: .cobacsecurity.co.uk
Service: Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy
Country: Portugal
Type: http_cookie
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.

 

HOW OFTEN WILL YOU UPDATE THIS COOKIE POLICY?

This policy may be updated from time to time to reflect changes in the cookies and technology we use. The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated – please refer back to the policy from time to time.

 

WHERE CAN I GET FURTHER INFORMATION?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at information@cobacsecurity.co.uk or by post to:
Cobac Security
The Old Vicarage
Market Street
Castle Donington
Derby
DE74 2JB
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1332 948320

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