Cookie Policy

Information about our use of 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 consent to us using cookies). Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

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.

Our cookies help us to:

  • Make our website work smoothly as you would expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed and security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages easily across social media networks
  • Continuously improve our website
  • Make our marketing more efficient

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are consenting to this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect. 

Third Party Functions

Our Website, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. Our site includes cookies from:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google

Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before.

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

 

Individual Cookies and Purposes

COOKIE

NAME

PURPOSE

MORE INFO

Google Analytics

_ga, _gat, _gd, _gid

Tracking the path of visitors through the website and identifying returning visitors. Statistics derived from this information help us identify how well certain pages and aspects of the site perform and where we can make improvements to help visitors access the information they need more quickly and with less hassle.

google.com

Wordfence.com

Verifies human user

WordFence.com

Facebook

Fr

Functionality for sharing content via Facebook. Used by Facebook to deliver a series of Ads such as real time bidding from third party advertisers

facebook.com

DoubleClick

test_cookie, id, IDE

Generated by double-click floodlight tags. Holds CheckForPermission value

Get Clicky

GetClicky tracking codes set cookies to better identify unique visitors, to make tracking more efficient and to lessen bandwidth used by free or inactive accounts

clicky.com

Session

wfvt

Contains information about user general georgraphic location such as time zone. This is a session cookie and deleted when a user leaves the site

webcookies.org

Twitter

Guest_id

Functionality for sharing content via Twitter

Twitter.com

Adscale.de

uu, tu

Adscale is a German online advertising business and the cookies they install are for targeting advertising.

Adscale.de

Taboola.com

T_grid,

taboola_asg,

taboola_usg

Taboola provides sponsored news stories on websites. Users receive a User ID allowing for the targeting of advertising and content to this specific user ID. USG keeps track of user segmentation.

Taboola.com

Adroll.com

_ar_v4, _adroll

Anonymised remarketing cookie. Adroll provides interest based advertisements to show ads on other websites via installation of a remarketing cookie. This is an anonysmised process.

Adroll.com

Adxcore.com

Advst_uid_11, DISPATCHER

Unclassified

Adxcore.com

RubiconProject.com

C, rpb, put_3644, rpx, khaos

Registers anonymised user data such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites & what Ads user has clicked on with the purpose of optimising ad display based on user’s on websites that use the same Ad network.

RubiconProject.com

Casalemedia.com

CMID, CMPS, CMPRO, CMST, CMDD, CMRUM3, CMSC

Collects anonymous data related the user’s visits to the website such as number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted Ads

Casalemedia.com

Adtech.de

CFP, JEB2

Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. ID used for targeted ads.

Adtech.de

Bidswitch.net

C, tuuid, tuuid_last_update

Regulates Synchronisation of user identification and the exchange of user data between various ad services

Bidswitch.net

Openx.net

j

Register anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what Ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network

Openx.net

Rlcdn.com

Ck1, rlas3, rtn1-z

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads

Rlcdn.com

Adsymptotic.com

U

Collects unidentifiable data and sent to an unidentifiable source. The source’s identity is kept secret.

Adsymptotic.com

Monarchads.com

BMID

Session cookies. Unrated. Behavioural targeting. Deleted after 13 months (or 30 days on inactivity)

Monarchads.com

Admatic.com

_adm_uibsw,

_adm_uiex,

ARRAFFINITY

Behavioural targeting. Deleted after 13 months (or 30 days on inactivity)

Admatic.com

Kiosked.com

tuuid_last_update, umdd

Behavioural targeting. Deleted after 13 months (or 30 days on inactivity)

Kiosked.com

Pubmine.com

tuuid,

tuuid_last_update,

rum

Unclassified

Pubmine.com

Admixer.net

Am-uid

Behavioural targeting. Deleted after 13 months (or 30 days on inactivity)

Admixer.net

Converse-digital.com

tuuid, tuuid_last_update,

um

Unclassified

Converse-digital.com

Atemda.com

RT1, UM1, vi, fid

Persistent cookie provides targeted commercial content, cookie lasts for 2 months.

Atemda.com

S3xified.com

admRtbUidCKey34334Ssp245

Unclassified

S3xified.com

Pubmatic.com

KRTBCOOKIE_10,

PugT,

PUBMDCID

Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. ID used to allow targeted ads. Behavioural targeting. Deleted after 13 months (or 30 days on inactivity)

Pubmatic.com

Adnsx.com

Sess, uuid, anj

Unique identified. What adverts browser has seen, what page browser was on when they saw the advert, whether advert was clicked on, what type of pages browser has visited, IP address. Used for targeted advertising.

Adnsx.com

FixingBHP.com

Disclaimer_accepted, _gali, gd, _te_, x-mapping-eobchhon

Website Functionality cookies

FixingBHP.com

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By using our website, you consent to our use of cookies as described above.