WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code, which often include a unique and anonymous identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store that file on your computer or mobile device and to access the information it contains. Information collected through cookies and similar technologies may include the date and time of visits and how you use the website or mobile application in question. Cookies are used by us as part of our website and by some of our third-party partners.
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By using the website, you acknowledge that we may store and access essential cookies on your computer or other device. Essential cookies are cookies that are essential to the operation of our website.
In addition, if you give your permission, we may also store and access certain non-essential cookies on your computer or other device. These cookies are not essential to the operation of our website, but allow us to provide additional functionality or collect additional information about your use of our website. You are not required to give your consent to our use of non-essential cookies and we will not place such cookies until you have given your consent.
If you wish to block or delete cookies, or withdraw your consent to our use of non-essential cookies, you can find out how to do so below.
What do we do with the cookies?
We use “analytics” cookies. This and other information allows us to calculate the total number of people using the website and the most popular features of our website.
We use this information to improve the website. We generally do not store the information you provide in a cookie.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE ON OUR SITE?
The table below provides more information about the individual cookies used on our website and the purposes for which they are used:
|This cookie contains information about how the end user uses the website and any advertisements the end user may have seen before visiting the website.
|The purpose of the datr cookie is to identify the web browser used to connect to Facebook independently of the logged-in user.
|I noticed that this cookie is used by Facebook. But not enough information about the use of this cookie.
|Used to distinguish users.
|I noticed that this cookie is used by Facebook. But not enough information about the use of this cookie. This is a persistent cookie.
|Stores “yes” if you have already closed the pop-up window of our newsletter.
|This cookie is used to remember any selection a user has made about language on ico.org.uk, using the language selector, so that the site will be displayed in the user’s preferred language when returning to the site.
|Used to analyze visitor browsing patterns, flow, source and other information. Expires immediately.
|Stores facebook pixel related information
|This is a very common cookie name, but it is likely to be used as a session cookie for session state management.
|This plugin keeps track of the user’s consent by recording it in the database. We can only do this for logged-in users. For visitors, however, we do track their concentration by setting a cookie and recording their preferences. The same logic applies to cookies.
|The cookie indicates when the user logged on to the website.
|This cookie is used to store your authentication information. Its use is limited to the administration console area.
|This is a test cookie and contains no user identifiable information
|The number at the end is your individual user ID from the user’s database table. This is used to customize your view of the administration interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
|This cookie is used for local caching purposes to improve the loading time of the website.
Our uses of such cookies fall into the following general categories
Necessary from an operational point of view
Unfortunately, as mentioned above, we are not able to provide access to our website and services without cookies.
If you do not wish to receive third-party cookies on your device, you can block their download via your browser options. Please note, however, that this exclusion of third-party cookies is not within our control.
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