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Cookie Policy

Introduction

This Cookie Policy gives you information about the cookies that are installed on this website. This policy is relevant to anyone browsing this website. Please ensure that you read it in full to understand what data is collected when you visit our website and the purposes for which we use that data.

Changes to Our Cookie Policy

From time to time we may amend this cookie policy to fall in line with changes to legislation, including from not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016, Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulation 2016 and the Data Protection Act 2018. We may also amend or modify this cookie policy when new functionalities or content are added to the website.

Amendments to this policy will be shown on our website.

Last update: 20/07/2018

What is a “COOKIE”?

A cookie is a small file that is placed on a computer when a user visits a website for the first time.

There are two types of cookies: persistent and non-persistent.

  • Persistent cookie (also known as stored cookie) are stored on a computer
  • Non-persistent cookie (also known as session cookie) are only in use for the duration of the internet session, they are not stored on the user’s computer

Cookies allow a website administrator to understand how the website is being used by providing technical data on the usage of the website (for example how many people visited the website, if they have visited it previously, what sections of the website are being visited, what link is being clicked on…)

Cookies have two main objectives:

  • Allow the website administrator to understand how the website is being used by providing technical data
  • Offer content and functionalities on the website and allow users to share some content on social media networks

Those cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information from the users of the website. The data collected is purely technical and is used for analytical purposes. This helps us understand how we can enhance the browsing experience by providing more suitable content to the users of the website.

This website uses a tracking tool that is provided by Google Analytics. We would highly recommend that you read Google’s privacy policy which is separate and different from our privacy policy. Please refer to the following links for more information with regards to the way Google processes your data:

https://policies.google.com/privacy

Cookie Types

There are two main types of cookies on the internet: first party cookies and third party cookies.

First party: those are the cookies that we have set up on the website to make it functional. The majority of those cookies are necessary for a website to function properly.

Third party: those are the cookies set by third parties when external content or features are made available on the website such as: social media sharing, video content, chat, reviews, survey etc…

What Cookies Are In Use On This WEBSITE?

Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device.

This complies with recent legislation requirements and more specifically the General Data Protection Regulation 2016. The legislation mandates that websites must obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s device.

All of the following cookies are currently in use on the website:

Cookie Name Purpose Persistent or Session
__cfduid Strictly necessary cookies associated with CloudFlare (Online security
provider)
Expires after 1 year
_ga Performance cookie used for website analytics associated with Google
Universal Analytics
Expires after 2 years
_gat Performance cookie used for website analytics associated with Google
Universal Analytics
Expires when session ends
_gid Perfomance cookie used for website analytics associated with Google
Universal Analytics
Expires after 12 hours
__hstc
This cookie is used
to track visitors and it provides statistics with regards to website visits. It
contains timestamps such as the initial visit and the last visit along with the
associated session number
Expires after 2 years
Hubspotutk This cookie is used for to keep track of a visitor's identity. This
cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating
contacts.
Expires after 10 years
Km_ai Cookie set by Kissmetrics analytics service. Used to provide site owners
with information about how visitors use the site.
Expires after 25 years
Km_lv Cookie set by Kissmetrics analytics service. Used to provide site owners
with information about how visitors use the site.
Expires after 25 years
optimizelyEndUserId The main purpose of this cookie is performance of the user’s experience
and the appearance of the site.
Expires after 6 months
1P_JAR This cookie is used to gather website statistics and it is associated
with Google Analytics
Expires after 1 month
CONSENT This cookie records user consent once the cookie policy has been positively accepted Expires after 19 years
NID This cookie is used to remember users preferences in regards to the use
of the website and is associated with Google Analytics
Expires after 7 months
Vuid This cookie is set by Vimeo to display video content on a website Expires after 2 years
_vwo_uuid_v2 This cookie is used to ensure that a visitor always sees the same
version of a page and is used to track behaviour to measure the performance of
different page versions. This cookie is associated with Visual Website
Optimiser

Expires after 1 year

What Information is Gathered?

The data gathered revolves around the way the website is being used, including but not limited to: what pages are visited, what links are clicked, what content is shared on social media.

Most of the information gathered concerns how the website is being used, what pages are visited and how the users are browsing the website in general. At no time will this website collect personal data regarding its users.

Third Party Cookies

Please note that third party cookies have their own privacy policy and cookie policy. Priority One IT highly recommends to review those policies.

Consent For Cookies

When you visit our website, a pop up window appears and it will give you all the information with regards to cookies in use on our website. You will be asked to give your clear affirmative consent by ticking the box.

How To Opt-Out?

To opt out of Google Analytics cookies, visit the following link. All the information required to opt out of Google Analytics are detailed http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

How To Delete This Cookies That Are Stored On Your Machine?

If you want to delete the cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. You can also access them through your internet browser.

Mobile Devices Users

The same cookie policy applies to users who are browsing the website using a mobile device, smartphone, tablets or any other portable electronic device that enables its users to browse the internet.

Additional Information About Cookies

Please refer to the ICO’s following page for more information about cookie policies:
https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies/
Please refer to the following page for general information about cookies and guidance on how to delete cookies that are stored on your machine:
https://www.aboutcookies.org/
Please refer to the following page for more information about Google Analytics:
https://www.google.com/analytics/#?modal_active=none

Contact Us

We are committed to providing excellent service, however if you have a complaint about your privacy or the use of your personal data and you are an existing customer of ours, please initially contact your line manager so that they may contact our account management team.

Alternatively if you are not a client then please contact us and ask to speak with the Data Protection Officer. We may be contacted in writing at Priority One IT, 58 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 0AS. By phone on 0203 151 6000 or via email at [email protected]