What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files, which are transferred from our site, products and services and stored on your mobile or computer’s hard drive. We use a combination of cookies to help us to provide you with a personalised service, and to help make our site, products and services better for you. You can select your cookie preference when you visit our site. If you decide not to accept all of the cookies, you will still be able to use our site but some things might not work properly.
A cookie is a container for holding simple pieces of information that relate a website to a visitor on a given device (Computer, Phone etc.). Each time you request a page your device will send the contents of the Cookie along with the request. This allows the website to link each request together and potentially identify the user/device.
The information contained within the Cookie is often used to lookup further details held by a website. Many websites use and require Cookies for normal operation.
What types of Cookies do we use?
These are temporary cookies, which are deleted when you close your browser or leave your session on our site or in the product or service. We use session cookies on our site to identify and track users and to store information about your preferences. Our session cookies may also contain your company name and email address.
Persistent cookies enable our site to ‘remember’ who you are and to remember your preferences on our site. Persistent cookies will stay on your computer or device after you close your browser or leave your session.
Web analytics cookies and similar technologies
Our site uses web analytic cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and see how they move around our site. This helps us to improve our service to you.
We keep a record of traffic data, which is logged automatically by our server, such as your IP address, the website that you visited before ours, and the website you visit after leaving our site. We also collect some site statistics such as access rates, page hits and page views. We are not able to identify any individual from traffic data or site statistics.
Cookies we use on this website
Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, 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
The information we collect from analytics helps us understand which parts of our sites are doing well, how people arrive at our site and so on. Like most websites, we use this information to make our website better. You can learn more about Google Analytics or opt out if you wish.
LinkedIn track users, anonymous for analytics to tell GBG the number of users of the website.
Twitter track users which is anonymous for analytics to tell GBG the number of users of the website.
Facebook track users to help GBG to understand the audience, it cannot identify an individual.
Google Remarketing allows GBG to group users into themes based on previous browsing history.
Google AdWords tracks conversions across our website, such as enquiries or telephone calls.
Act on Beacon is used to help us track individual user behaviour on our website anonymously.
How you can disable the Cookies we use on this website
You may be able to configure your browser to restrict cookies or block all cookies if you wish however, if you disable cookies you may find this affects your ability to use certain parts of our site. For more information about cookies and instructions on how to adjust your browser settings to accept, delete or reject cookies, see the Internet Advertising Bureau website http://youronlinechoices.com
The information we collect from analytics helps us understand what parts of our sites are doing well, how people arrive at our site and so on. Like most websites, we use this information to make our website better. You can learn more about Google Analytics or opt out if you wish.
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