Cookies

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

We use cookies to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be refined and improved to better meet the needs of our users
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen on the site so that we don’t show them to you again

 

Idox group cookies aren’t used to identify you personally
The below explains the cookies we use and why.

 

First party cookies (cookies set by us)
We use the following first-party cookies on our website. These first-party cookies usually contain a randomly generated unique ID and no personal information is stored or collected that makes you identifiable.

Site session cookie
Name: Unique ID

Purpose: This session cookie consists of a unique ID that allows the website to remember selections that you’ve given on the site for the duration of your visit. It’s also used to provide statistics on the number of visits to our web pages.

Expires: When you close the browser.

Cookie notification message
Name: cookieaccept

Purpose: This cookie consists of the word “yes” to enable us to remember your acceptance of the site cookie notification, and prevent it from displaying to you in future.

Expires: 1 year

Google Analytics
Google Analytics uses first party cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use this information to compile aggregated reports solely for the purposes of monitoring and improving our website. Information includes:

  • number of visitors to the site
  • where visitors to the site have come from
  • the pages visited on the website and how long is spent on each webpage

These cookies collect information in an anonymous form. Google undertakes that it will not link your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Name: _ga

Purpose: Used to store a unique identifier, which is a randomly generated number, that enables Google Analytics to distinguish page visits and other website interactions by ID. The cookie remembers what a user has done on previous pages / interactions with the website using the anonymous ID, but the cookie does not collect any personal information about you.

Expires: 2 years

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Opt out of Google Analytics cookies

 

Third party cookies (cookies set by other sites through our pages)
Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. This is typically embedded media such as Google Maps and Twitter feeds to enhance the content of our site for the benefit of our site users. Cookies are sometimes created by these external services when you use a page on our website. These cookies are managed and seen by the third party and not by us.

Google Maps
Name: NID PREF khcookie

Purpose: These cookies set anonymous unique IDs to identify and record of your selections and preferences when interacting with Google Services such as Google Maps on our website’s Contact us page (e.g. zoom level).

Expires: NID = 6 months; PREF – 2 years; khcookie = when you close the browser

Name: testcookie

Purpose: This cookie set when opening a page on our site containing a Google Map, such as on our website’s Contact us page. It’s value is typically “1”.

Expires: When you close the browser.

 

Change cookie settings for this website
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that. If you decide not to accept cookies, you can still use most of the features on this website.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.