Last updated: 06 November 2019
What are cookies?
A 'cookie' is a small text file that is stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet or other device when you visit a website or use an app.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and help us create a more useful and easy to use site. This is a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to collect information such as visitor numbers and the most popular pages.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Cookies and their function on the Commercial Services Group website:
|UMB_UPDCHK||This cookie is set by websites using the Umbraco web content management system. It is usually only seen by site administrators accessing the back end of the website, rather than general visitors.|
|_utma||Used to distinguish users and sessions.|
|_utmb||Used to determine new sessions/visits to our site.|
|_utmc||Operates in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.|
|_utmz||Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached our site.|
|_ga||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses our website.|
|complianceCookie||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses our website.|
How can I control my cookies?
You can use your web browser to:
- Delete all cookies
- Block all cookies
- Allow all cookies
- Block third-party cookies
- Clear all cookies when you close your browser
- Open a 'private browsing / incognito' session which allows you to brown the internet without storing local data
- Install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality
If you would like information on our Privacy Notice click here.