What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
There are two main types of cookie:
- A session cookie only exists for the duration of your visit to a website. They recognise your computer or smartphone as you move between pages. These cookies can be used, for example, to maintain secure logins.
- A persistent cookie stays on your device for a set period of time and can be used to remember you when you next visit the website.
When referring to cookies, this also includes similar online tracking devices such as web beacons and flash cookies that we may use.
You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org .
Cookies Used On Our Website
We use several different types of cookies which are in place to allow us to count the number of visitors to our site; see which pages our visitors’ have viewed and helps your device to remember the pages you have visited. These cookies help us to improve the way our site works and ensure the content displayed on our pages are relevant to our visitors interests.
|__utma||This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to our site.This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.|
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|__utmz||This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach our site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our own site. The cookie is updated with each page view to our site.|
Third Party Cookies
If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, eg Hemscott Group Ltd or YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to:
- prevent your browser from accepting new cookies
- how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie
- how to disable cookies completely
You can also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.
If you carry on using our site and do not change your browser settings we will assume you consent to us using cookies as described above.
Notification of Changes to This Policy
If we decide to change our Policy, we will post changes on this website so you know what information we collect and how we use it.
How to Contact AUGEAN PLC
We welcome your views about our website and our Cookies Policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to: info@AugeanPLC.com