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COOKIE POLICY

Updated: 31/08/2017

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

How we use cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our website. By continuing to browse the website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

We use the following cookies:

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie description Purpose
Expiry date
_dc_gtm_UA-84804001-1 _dc_gtm: is used to help identify the visitors by either age, gender, or interests by DoubleClick via Google Tag Manager. It is a first party cookie that is set for your domain only.
_ga Used to distinguish users. 2 year expiration.
_gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hour expiration.
_gat_UA-84804001-1 Used to throttle request rate. 1 minute expiration.
https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
_gali The enhanced link attribution plug-in differentiates between links to the same URL using the element IDs of a link or a parent element, as well as a cookie. 30 second expiration.
https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/enhanced-link-attribution

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies in order to allow us to evaluate and report on the use of our website. It is widely used across the web and all data is anonymised meaning the cookies carry no personally identifiable information. These cookies help us to understand our visitor's behaviour and allow us to make improvements to better our user's experience. It's a win-win relationship.

We may use Google Analytics for the following purposes:

  • Remarketing (showing our ads on third party websites). Office Watercoolers Ltd and third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to inform, optimise and serve ads based on someone's past visits to our website.
  • Google Display Network Impression Reporting. Office Watercoolers Ltd and third-party vendors, use cookies to report how our ad impressions, other uses of ad services and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to our site.
  • Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. Office Watercoolers Ltd use data from Google's Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics to inform our marketing strategy.

Visitors can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using Google's Ad Settings page.