WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like who you are, your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket. When we refer to cookies in this policy we are also referring to similar technologies.
HOW LONG DO COOKIES LAST?
Cookies last for different lengths of time depending on what they are used for:
Session cookies are temporary cookies and are only stored until you leave the website or when you close your web browser or the app.
Persistent cookies last for a fixed period of time, defined within the cookie, and allow the website or app to recognise the device again when the user returns to that website or app on that device.
Privacy Helper uses a range of first and third party cookies:
First party cookies are placed and set by us. This might be for the purpose of monitoring the performance of our website and ensuring its appropriate functioning and/or storing your preferences.
Third party cookies are placed and set by our selected third parties. This might be for the purposes of website measurement, to allow a third party service on the website to operate or third parties to or deliver relevant advertising. Third party cookies are used on www.privacyhelper.co.uk by approved organisations, which will each have their own privacy policies.
Cookies allow us and, where applicable, third parties to obtain information about your visits. Cookies we set fall into the following categories:
• Required Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to use www.privacyhelper.co.uk and its features.
• Functional and Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use www.privacyhelper.co.uk, for instance which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages. All information that performance cookies collect is aggregated and is only used to improve how www.privacyhelper.co.uk works. The information that functional cookies collect may be anonymised and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
It is your choice whether these cookies are set and in relation to our website www.privacyhelper.co.uk, you can change whether to accept such cookies at any time by visiting our “Cookie Settings” consent management platform.