Last reviewed: 30th April 2023
Next review: Before end-April 2024
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on the browser or hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you visit a web page or application. Cookies are widely used to make websites work more efficiently for users, as well as to provide evidence to the website’s operators.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but should you not wish to have information collected in this way, you can configure settings within your browser to disable or accept cookies. For further information on how to control cookies in your browser, including enabling, blocking, clearing and disabling, please refer to ICO Cookies Control (https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/)
Imagineear uses session / essential cookies, which do not require consent under the UK GDPR. These cookies are placed on your browser to ensure that our website delivers you information and services securely and optimally.
In order to further improve your experience, we place persistent cookies in your browser to remember some of your information. These cookies allow us to tailor our content and the overall website experience by recognising you as users. Their purpose is to make your visit easier and more useful to you when you revisit our website by remembering information, like preferred language, or pre- populating form fields, and other settings.
These cookies require your consent, which we seek through the consent banner you encounter when you visit our web pages, in-line with GDPRs opt-in requirements.
TYPES OF COOKIES
We consider three types of cookies
A session cookie exists only when you are reading or navigating the website. Upon closing the web browser, these cookies are usually removed.
A persistent cookie exists on your computer until a future date; for instance, the cookie expiry date could set as 1 year, and each time a website is accessed over this period, our website will access this cookie.
➢ Third Party
These are implemented by third party websites with the aim of collecting certain information to carry out various research into behavioural, demographic and other analytical information, which we use to deliver the best possible user experience.
Below shows a complete breakdown of the cookies used on www.imagineear.com
|gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics to store data about how visitors use the website. It helps create an analytic report of website performance. The data collected is anonymous and includes numbers of visitors, their source, and the pages visited, for example.||Analytic||1 day|
|gat||This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics, and|
is to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of
data on high traffic sites.
|gar||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics to calculate|
visitor, session and campaign data. The cookies store
information anonymously and assign a randomly-
generated number to identify unique visitors.