Cookie Use Policy

What are cookies and why do we use them

OBS People Power Holdings Limited (“One Big Switch”) uses cookies for the purpose of storing and retrieving session information in our on-line systems, and for analysing traffic on our website.

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 agree. 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. By continuing to browse our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.


Types of Cookies

There are four main types of cookies used on One Big Switch’s website:

1. Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around One Big Switch’s website and use its features. These cookies are deleted when you close your browser. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.

2. Performance or Analytical Cookies

These cookies collect information about how users use One Big Switch’s website. For example, One Big Switch uses Google Analytics to track anonymized usage statistics for the site. This data is used to analyse how frequently people visit the site, how the website is found, and which pages are most frequently viewed.

These cookies do not collect information that identifies a website user. This information is combined with data from thousands of other users to create an overall view of website use, and is never identified individually or personally. These cookies are only used to identify ways to improve the website. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

For more information about Google Analytics, and the cookies it sets, please visit: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies

3. Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow us to recognise you and remember choices you make (such as choice of language or mobile device preferences) when you return to our website.

4. Advertising or Targeting Cookies
To measure the effectiveness of our online advertising campaigns we use cookies set by third parties. For example, for measuring how many unique browsers have seen a particular advertisement and how many of those subsequently visit our website. The data these third parties collect using cookies does not identify individual users. Each have their own privacy policy which will tell you how they use cookies and data tags.

You can opt out of one or all third party Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA) cookies on the web browser you are currently using with an "opt-out cookie" by visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ie/your-ad-choices.
 

DOMAIN COOKIE NAME COOKIE TYPE PURPOSE EXPIRES More Information
onebigswitch.co.uk _one_big_switch_session Strictly Necessary Cookie This cookie is essential for our site to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted at your individual interests. It also allows us to recognise you when you return to our site 1 Week  
onebigswitch.co.uk gl_country_code Functionality Cookie This cookie is essential for our site to direct you to the country of preference. By default we will direct you to the site that is closest to you geographically. This cookie allows us to override that. indefinite  
onebigswitch.co.uk _mkto_trk Performance or Analytics cookies This cookie enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern 2 Years Email messaging tracking - Marketo
onebigswitch.co.uk

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Performance or Analytics cookies This cookie enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern 2 Years Google Analytics tracking.
onebigswitch.co.uk

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Functionality Cookie This cookie enables us to manage your site visit and activity. It is deleted when you leave the site At end of session Inspectlet library
onebigswitch.co.uk __insp_uid Functionality Cookie This cookie enables us to  recognise you when you return to our site Indefinite Inspectlet Library
onebigswitch.co.uk uvts Functionality Cookies This cookie enables us to connect you to our customer service management tool and identity you to our customer service staff 1 day UserVoice Customer Service Library
onebigswitch.co.uk __zlcmid Functionality Cookies This cookie enables us to connect you to our customer service management tool and identity you to our customer service staff 1 day Zopim/Zendesk Customer Service Chat library

 

Enabling/Disabling Cookies

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies or request that you be warned when a website is trying to install a cookie. This can be done by modifying the settings in your browser. Please note that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of some parts of this website. 

For more information about managing cookies and how to stop cookies being installed visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

Contact information
If you have any queries in relation to this policy, please contact us at dataprotection@onebigswitch.co.uk