Version V1.0 

Last updated 25th May 2018

Effective date: May 2018

This Cookie Policy describes the different types of cookies and similar technologies that may be applied on the IT Group UK Limited Site and associated subdomains.

IT Group UK Limited may change this Cookie Policy at any time. Please take a look at the “Effective Date” legend at the top of this page to see when this Cookie Policy was last revised.  Any changes in this Cookie Policy will become effective when we make the revised Cookie Policy available on or through the Site.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a Site. Cookies are then sent back to the originating Site on each subsequent visit, or to another Site that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a Site to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at:

  • allaboutcookies.org
  • youronlinechoices.eu

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently remembering your preferences, and generally improve your website experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

Most Sites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that Site to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

Cookies may be set by the Site you are visiting (‘first party cookies’) or they may be set by other Sites who run content on the page you are viewing (‘third party cookies’).

Cookies used on this Site

IT Group UK Limited us”/”our”/”we”) uses first party and third party cookies. We use cookies in order to make this Site easier to use, to support the provision of information and functionality to you, as well as to provide us with information about how this Site is used so that we can make sure it is as up to date, relevant and error free as we can.

Further information about the types of cookies that are used on this Site is set out in IT Group UK Limited’s Privacy Statement. To the extent any Personal Information is collected through cookies, the Privacy Statement applies and compliments this Cookie Policy.

By continuing to browse the Site you are agreeing to our use of cookies and the cookies notice at the top of your browser will disappear. If you block our use of cookies, you may be unable to access certain areas of our Site and certain functions and pages will not work in the usual way. Doing so may also affect our ability to update this Site to cater for user preferences and improve its performance.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features and/or services. Without these absolutely necessary cookies, the Site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the Site with certain services or features.

WordPress theme – Uncode Cookies

Cookie Name Description 1st party or 3rd party
 

UncodeAI.css
UncodeAI.images
Uncode.AI.screen

 

These three cookies contain runtime informations about the viewport and screen resolution, these datas are used on any page refresh to calculate the correct Adaptive Images.

No personal informations are stored within these cookies.

 

1st party

https://support.undsgn.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000500305-Uncode-Cookies

 

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies collect information about how visitors use a Site; for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect any information that identifies a visitor. The information that these cookies collect is aggregated and is therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a Site works.

Category: Google Analytics 

Cookie Name Description Expiry Date 1st party or 3rd party
 

__utma

 

Used to distinguish users and sessions. 2 years from set/update  

1st party

 

__utmt 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate 1st party
__utmb 30 mins from set/update Used to determine new sessions/visits 1st party
__utmc End of browser session Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit 1st party
__utmz 6 months from set/update Stores the traffic source of campaign that explains how the user reached our site 1st party
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users 1st party
_gid 24 hours Used to distinguish users. 1st party
_gat 1 minute Used to throttle request rate. 1st party

Managing Cookies in your Browser

In addition to the options provided above, you may refuse or accept cookies from the Site at any time by activating settings on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s site via your help screen. We have also supplied links to several of the more popular browsers for procedures on how to view and disable cookies.

Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended.

How to delete Cookies

For further information on how to delete cookies we recommend that you read the information provided at following link:

http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/clear-cookies-installed.html

Further Information

You can find more information about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org to obtain detailed information on how to prevent cookies from being set on your particular browser.

For further information about Google Analytics please see:

Safeguarding your Data.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all Sites, visit:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

If you would like further information about the cookies used in relation to YouTube videos, the YouTube privacy notice, including details about YouTube related cookies, is available at:

https://www.google.co.uk/policies/privacy/.

If you would like to find out more about advertising networks and affiliate programmes and how cookies are used for these purposes, please visit:

www.youronlinechoices.com

This is an information portal which is run by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), the trade association for digital advertising, and will provide you will all the information you need to know about online behavioural advertising and the choices available to you.