Cookie Policy

Cookie Notice

Our website, www.ingenuitydigital.co.uk, is operated by Webevents Limited T/A Ingenuity Digital (ID) (company number 03984604).

Where we use “we”, “our” or “us” in this notice, we mean ID unless we say otherwise.

Where we use “our site” in this notice, we mean www.ingenuitydigital.co.uk.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit our site. Our site recognises those cookies on each subsequent visit, enabling our site to recognise you.

Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to refuse cookies (and details of how to do this are signposted at the end of this notice), our site will set cookies as soon as you visit our site.

How and why we use cookies

We use cookies on our site to:

  • recognise you whenever you visit our site
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
  • allow you to navigate between pages efficiently
  • measure how you use our site so it can be updated and improved to give you the best possible experience on our site.

The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain information from which you can easily be identified, such as your name.  However, we may collect some personal data relating to your computer or other electronic device, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information.

In most cases, we will need your consent to use cookies on our site.  The exception to this is where the cookie is essential for us to provide you with a service you have requested.

When you open our site in your browser a cookie pop up message will be displayed and this will ask you for your consent for non-essential cookies to be placed on your device. A record of your acceptance will be stored in a functional cookie for 1 year, after which the cookie will expire, and the cookie pop up message will be displayed again.

You may withdraw your consent or acceptance at any time by following the instructions for disabling cookies, signposted at the end of this Cookie Notice.

We use the following cookies on our site:

Essential Third Party Cookies

Third parties cookies are used to provide important functionality to our site, as well as collecting anonymous user data for analysis.

Cookie name What is the purpose of this Cookie How long this Cookie lasts
OptanonConsent This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. 1 year

Third Party Performance Cookies

These non-essential cookies collect information about how visitors use our site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Cookie name What is the purpose of this Cookie How long this Cookie lasts
[_ga,_gat,_gid] [We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use our site.We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our site, where visitors have come to our site from and the pages they visited.We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.Google Analytics stores information about:The pages you visit on our siteThe actions you perform on our siteHow long you spend on each pageHow you got to our siteWhat you click on while you’re visiting our siteInformation about the browser and device you use to navigate our site, (including an anonymised IP address).]We don’t collect or store any personal information (for example your name or address) that can be used to identify who you are.More details about how Google Analytics collects and processes data are available at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partnersYou can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics cookies across all websites http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout] [2 years,1 minute,24 hours]
__utmc__utmz__utma__utmb__utmt These cookies are owned by Google and they enable website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.In relation to _utmc it is not used in most sites but is set to enable interoperability with the older version of Google Analytics code known as Urchin.  In this older versions this was used in combination with the __utmb cookie to identify new sessions/visits for returning visitors.In relation to _utmz this cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site – so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site. The cookie has a life span of 6 months and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.In relation to _utma this cookie lasts for 2 years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It it used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. The lifespan of the cookie can be customised by website owners.In relation to _utmb this cookie determines new sessions and visits and expires after 30 minutes. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Any activity by a user within the 30 minute life span will count as a single visit, even if the user leaves and then returns to the site. A return after 30 minutes will count as a new visit, but a returning visitor.In relation to _utmt this cookie is used to throttle the request rate for the service – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. 1 session6 months2 years30 minutes3 minutes
id This cookie is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange. 1 year
datrlu This cookie is owned by Facebook, which is the world’s largest social networking service.  As a third party host provider, it mostly collects data on the interests of users via widgets such as the ‘Like’ button found on many websites.  This is used to serve targeted advertising to its users when logged into its services.In 2014 it also started serving up behaviourally targeted advertising on other websites, similar to most dedicated online marketing companies. This cookie identifies the browser connecting to Facebook. It is not directly tied to individual Facebook the user. Facebook reports that it is used to help with security and suspicious login activity, especially around detection of bots trying to access the service.  Facebook also say the behavioural profile associated with each datr cookie is deleted after 10 days. This cookie is also read via Like and other Facebook buttons and tags placed on many different websites. 1 year1 year
APISIDSSIDPREFSIDSAPISIDHSID This cookie is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear. 1 year1 year1 year1 year1 year1 year
__utma_pinterest_sess__utmv This domain is owned by Pinterest. The main business activity is: Social Content Sharing platform 1 year39 years1 year
SIDHSIDdemographicsVISITOR_INFO1_LIVEPREFAPISIDSSIDLOGIN_INFOYSCSAPISID These cookies are owned by YouTube which is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos.YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.These cookies are used by Google for a variety of purposes such as:·         Verify a Google user account and most recent login time.·         Verify Google user account and most recent login time·         Unique identifier to track viewing of videos·         Stores user preference, can be used to personalise ads on google searches 1 year1 year1 year6 months5 years1 year1 year2 years1 session1 year

Where to find more information

You can adjust the settings in your web browser to determine whether (all) sites can set cookies on your computer.  More information about cookies and how to manage them, specific to your browser, can be found at https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.

If you have any further questions, comments or requests regarding our cookies notice or how we use cookies on our site, please contact us at DPO@idhl.co.uk and if you wish to submit a Subject Access Request form please complete our DSAR Form on our website.

This version was last update on May 2018