Cookies and privacy

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About cookies

We put small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site. Cookies are used to:

  • remember your progress
  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs

Cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. You’ll normally see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer. Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How we use cookies

You may see a pop-up welcome message when you first visit this site. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.

Name

Purpose

Expires

cookieMessage

Saves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our message

1 month

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements. Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store personal information so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data. Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Universal Analytics

Name

Purpose

Expires

_ga

This helps us count how many people visit the site by tracking if you’ve visited before

2 years

_gid

This helps us count how many people visit the site by tracking if you’ve visited before

24 hours

_gat

Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made

10 minutes

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

YouTube videos

We use YouTube to provide videos on this site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit this page.

Name

Purpose

Expires

_use_hitbox

This is a randomly generated number that identifies your browser

When you close your browser

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Lets YouTube count the views of embedded YouTube videos

9 months

Marketing

We use cookies, pixels and tags (which we shall collectively define as “Cookies”)

We collect place tracking pixels on our page to ensure we are targeting users in the optimum and most efficient way.

Twitter Conversion Tracker – This Cookie is placed by Twitter. It enables us to learn how our users have interacted with advertising served to them on Twitter. It also enables us to identify users who have used their mobile device to view advertising on Twitter and later came to the Stop Cartels web site on a desktop computer.

For further information about the Twitter Conversion Tracker please see:

https://business.twitter.com/en/help/campaign-measurement-and-analytics/conversion-tracking-for-websites.html

Facebook Pixel – This Cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables us to measure, optimize and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook. In particular it enables us to see how our users move between devices when accessing the Stop Cartels web site and Facebook, to ensure that our Facebook advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on the Stop Cartels web site. For further information about the Facebook Pixel please see:

https://en-gb.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616

We don’t collect or store personal information so this information can’t be used to identify who you are. We don’t allow Google or third parties to use or share our analytics data. We set the following marketing cookies:

Name

Purpose

Expires

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This cookie is used to track digital audio delivery and allow for retargeting.

Session

r/collect

This cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

Session

Privacy policy

We collect certain information or data about you when you use of this website. This includes your IP address, details of which version of web browser you used, information on you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques to help us improve the website. This helps us to improve the site by monitoring how you use it. We can’t personally identify you using your data.

Keeping your data secure

Transmitting information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data. Any data you transmit is at your own risk. We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.

Disclosing your information

We may pass on your information if we have a legal obligation to do so, or if we have to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements. This includes exchanging information with other government departments for legal reasons.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website. If you go to another website from this one, read the privacy policy on that website to find out what it does with your information.

Following a link to this website from another website

If you come to this website from another website, we may receive personal information about you from the other website. You should read the privacy policy of the website you came from to find out more about this.