Last updated: 21st August 2018
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that our site stores of your device, for example your computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.
We use the following cookies on this site:
- Analytical/Performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works in an informed way, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table.
|Cookie Name||Domain||Cookie Provider||Type||Expires||Information|
|MUID||Bing.com||Bing||Marketing||1 year||This cookie is widely used my Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It can be set by embedded Microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.|
|IDE||Doubleclick.net||Advertising||1 year||To make advertising more engaging to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers. Some common applications of cookies are to select advertising based on what’s relevant to a user; to improve reporting on campaign performance; and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.|
|DSID||Doubleclick.net||Advertising||10 mins||Used to link your activity across devices if you’ve previously signed in to your Google Account on another device. We do this to coordinate the ads you see across devices and measure conversion events.|
|__cfduid||Feefo.com||CloudFlare||Performance||1 Year||Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.|
|1P_JAR||Google.com||Tracking||30 Days||Google cookie. These cookies are used to collect website statistics and track conversion rates.|
|CONSENT||Google.com||Consent||30 Years||For EU consent laws.|
|NID||Google.com||Advertising||30 Days||To help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.|
|_ga||All Investor Compensation Websites||Tracking||2 Years||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.|
|_gat_Gtag_UA_||All Investor Compensation Websites||Tracking||1 Minute||Identification code of website for tracking visits.|
|_gid||All Investor Compensation Websites||Tracking||1 Day||This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.|
|_gac_UA-||All Investor Compensation Websites||Tracking||3 month||To keep track of the data associated with your users. For google analytics.|
|wfvt_||All Investor Compensation Websites||WordFence||Tracking||30 Minutes||Used for tracking. It collects your general geographic location to remember your time zone.|
|Wordfence_verifiedHuman||All Investor Compensation Websites||WordFence||Security||1 Day||To protect the site against malicious attacks.|
We use Google Analytics to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous. This analytics tool is used to analyse site usage, how our users arrive at our site, what they do on the site, what browser they are using and on what operating system etc. However, this analytics data is not tied to personally identifiable information. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
For further reading on cookies you can visit AboutCookies.org
You can block other cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
If you wish to restrict, block or delete cookies from our website – or any other website – you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.