What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, WEBIDIA Ltd) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
We use first and third-party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Online Properties. Third parties serve cookies through our Websites for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.
The specific types of first and third-party cookies served through our Websites and the purposes they perform are described below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Online Properties you visit)
Essential website cookies:
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Websites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
- __cfduid: Cloudflare cookie used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. Does not store any personally identifiable information
- __cflb: Cloudflare cookie.
- gdpr[allowed_cookies]: Track users cookie usage concent.
- gdpr[consent_types]: Track users data privacy concent.
- PHPSESSID: Is used to get or set the session id for the current session. Allows navigating the website without being logged out.
- redux_blast: Needed for the visual theme to correctly render the website.
- wordpress_logged_in: Cookies for logged in users and for commenters. Verify who you are.
How to refuse: Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Websites to you, you cannot refuse them. You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings however, as described below under the heading “How can I control cookies?“.
Analytics and customisation cookies:
These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Website are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our Websites for you.
- _ga: Google Analytics cookie. Used to distinguish users.
- _gat_gtag_UA: Google Analytics cookie, used to throttle request rate.
- _gat: Google Analytics cookie. Used to throttle request rate.
- _gid: Google Analytics cookie. Used to distinguish users.
How to refuse: To refuse these cookies, please follow the instructions below under the heading “How can I control cookies?“.
What about other tracking technologies, like web beacons?
Cookies are not the only way to recognise or track visitors to a website. We may use other, similar technologies from time to time, like web beacons (sometimes called “tracking pixels” or “clear gifs”). These are tiny graphics files that contain a unique identifier that enable us to recognise when someone has visited our Websites. This allows us, for example, to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within our Websites to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to our Websites from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, to improve site performance, and to measure the success of e-mail marketing campaigns. In many instances, these technologies are reliant on cookies to function properly, and so declining cookies will impair their functioning.
How can I control cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies.
What data might we collect?
We’ll collect personal and contact information on you and your company or organisation. We’ll collect bank details, transactions and financial information (for invoicing and accounting purposes only. We only collect B2B data.
How will we collect it?
This data might be collected from emails, phone calls, our website or its analytics or cookies, or from documents and forms.
Why do we collect it?
To fulfil a contract (an order and/or associated work), or because we believe you have a legitimate interest in our products or services and we want to market them to you. We may contact you by phone, email, SMS, post or social media. We might also use the information to profile you in order to make more specific offers to you or to market to you.
Where will we keep it?
This data will be kept on our server and local hardware plus on our secure cloud services hosted within the EU. This includes CRM software, backup discs and email software, website CMS, and accounting software respectively.
How long will keep it for?
We’ll keep this data for a maximum of 10 years after our most recent interaction with you, with the exception of accounting transactions that we are bound to retain for a minimum of seven years.
Data we held prior to 25 May 2018
Unless you have already unsubscribed, we have had regular contact with you up until this date. Given you have not previously unsubscribed, we will assume you have a legitimate interest in our products and services and are happy to continue to receive our marketing communication.
We will always give you the opportunity to opt out of any emails, and to change your preferences using the contact information below. All of the points and rights in this policy apply to you immediately.
You have the right to erasure, the right to correction, the right to port data, and the right to make subject access requests. You can also withdraw consent at any time.
You may contact [email protected] for assistance with data protection
Where can I get further information?
- WEBIDIA Ltd
- The Workstation
- 15 Paternoster Row
- South Yorkshire, S12BX
You can adjust your privacy preferences at any time by clicking the button below.