Cookies policy

 

1. About Cookies

1.1         Our website makes use of cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

1.2         Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

1.3         Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

 

2. Cookies that we use

2.1         We use the following cookies for the following purposes:

PHPSESSID

This cookie is set by part of our content management system. It is a “session” cookie and is used to manage “state” data during your active session on our website. It is an integral part of the content management system and is overwritten when you next visit our site.

__hstc

The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains: the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session). This cookie will expire 2 years from set/update.

Hubspotutk

This cookie is used for to keep track of a visitor's identity. This cookie is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used when de-duplicating contacts. This cookie will expire 10 years from set/update.

__hssrc

Cookie for keeping track of sessions. This is used to determine if we should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains: the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), session start timestamp. This cookie will expire 30 mins from set/update.

__hs_opt_out

This cookie is used by the privacy policy to remember not to ask the user to accept cookies again. This cookie is set when users are given the choice to opt out of cookies. This cookie will expire 2 years from set/update.

__hs_do_not_track

This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot. Setting this cookie is different from opting out of cookies, which still allows anonymized information to be sent to HubSpot. This cookie will expire 2 years from set/update.

__hs_testcookie

This cookie used to test whether the visitor has support for cookies enabled.

hsPagesViewedThisSession

This cookie used to keep track of page views in a session.

utma

This session cookie is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. This cookie will expire 2 years from set/update.

utmb

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. This cookie will expire 30 mins from set/update.

utmz

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the website. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. This cookie will expire 6 months from set/update.

 

 

 

 

3. Cookies used by our services providers

3.1         Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

3.2         We use HubSpot Tracking to analyse the use of our website. HubSpot Tracking gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. The relevant cookies are set out above. HubSpot's privacy policy is available at: https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy.

3.3         We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. The relevant cookies are set out above. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

 

4. Managing cookies

4.1         Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a)          https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b)          https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c)          http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d)          https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e)          https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f)           https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

4.2         Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

4.3         If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

 

5. Our details

5.1         This website is owned and operated by Gresham Technologies plc.

5.2         We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 01072032 and our registered office is at Aldermary House, 10-15 Queen Street, London EC4N 1TX.

5.3         You can contact us:

(a)          by post, to the postal address given above;

(b)          using our website contact form; or

(c)          by email using the email address published on our website from time to time. For questions or comments regarding this Privacy Notice, please use dataprotection@greshamtech.com.