What are cookies and why do we use them
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.
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
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.
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|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|
|Performance or Analytics cookies||This cookie enables us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern||2 Years||Google Analytics tracking.|
|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|
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/
If you have any queries in relation to this policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.