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Cookie Policy

8th June 2018

This cookie policy is intended to inform you how we use “cookies” and similar technologies on our website at and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Website. Please take a moment to read and understand this Cookie Policy. This Cookie Policy should also be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

What are Cookies?

Cookies and similar technologies are very small text documents or pieces of code, which often include an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website or use a mobile application, a computer asks your computer or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and access information from it. Information gathered through cookies and similar technologies may include the date and time of visits and how you are using the particular website or mobile application. Cookies are used by us as part of our Website and they are also used by some of our third party partners.

For more details on cookies and similar technologies please visit All About Cookies. For the purposes of the remaining sections of this Cookie Policy we will refer to all technologies using the above features as “cookies”. 

Consent to use our Cookies

By using the Website you acknowledge that we may store and access essential cookies on your computer or other device. Essential cookies are cookies which are essential for the operation of our Website.

Further, where you give permission, we may also store and access certain non-essential cookies on your computer or other device. These cookies are not essential to the operation of our Website but allow us to provide additional functionality or to gather additional information about your use of our Website. You are not obliged to give consent to our use of non-essential cookies and we will not place such cookies until you have given your consent.

If you wish to block or delete cookies, or you would like to withdraw consent to our use of non-essential cookies, you can find out how to do so below.

What do we do with Cookies?

Essential Cookies

We use cookies where they are essential for the operation of the Website to run properly.

Analytics Cookies

We use “analytics” cookies. These, along with other information, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people using the Website and which features of our Website are most popular. We use this information to improve the Website. We do not generally store any information that you provide to us in a cookie.

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the provision of enhanced functionality and personalisation, such as videos and live chats. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these functionalities may not function properly.

Session Cookies

We use cookies to allow the Website to uniquely identify your browsing session on our Website, which allows us to coordinate this information with data from our Website server.

 

What Cookies do we use on our website?

The table below sets out more information about the individual cookies used on our Website and the purposes for which they are used:

Domain

Cookie Name

Party

Type / Purpose

Expiry

More Information

haysmacintyre.com

_gat

1st Party cookie

Analytics cookie

1 minute

Used to throttle request rate

 

_ga

1st Party cookie

Analytics cookie

2 years

Used to distinguish users

 

_gid

1st Party cookie

Analytics cookie

24 hours

Used to distinguish users

 

visited

1st Party cookie

Essential cookie

20 years

Tracks if consent has been given to use cookies

 

analytics

1st Party cookie

Essential cookie

3 months

Tracks if consent has been given to use analytics cookies

 

laravel_session

1st Party Ccookie

Essential cookie

Session

 

google.com

NID

3rd Party cookie

Functional cookie

6 months

This domain 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

cse.google.com

.google.com

CONSENT

3rd Party cookie

Functional cookie

20 years

Google Search results

.google.com

NID

3rd Party cookie

Functional cookie

6 months

 

player.vimeo.com

.vimeo.com

vuid

3rd Party cookie

Functional / Analytics cookie

2 years

Vimeo Analytics unique id

.vimeo.com

player

3rd Party cookie

Functional cookie

1 year

 

Glossary of terms

Domain name

The domain is where the cookie is set e.g. haysmacintyre.com.

Cookie Name

The cookie name is an identifier. Several cookies can have the same name but serve different domains or functions.

Party

1st party cookies are set by our Website.

3rd party cookies are set by other services and are outside our control.

Type/Purpose

Describes the type or purpose of the cookie in order to help classify them.

Expiry

This is when the cookie expires and is deleted from your computer. If it is a session cookie then it will end when you close your browser. Other cookies are persistent and may last years.

 

What happens when you refuse, block or delete cookies?

In order to use some parts of our Website you will need to accept cookies. If you choose to withhold consent to our use of cookies, or you subsequently block or delete cookies, some aspects of our Website may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of our Website.

Can you block cookies?

You can block the use of cookies altogether by activating the relevant settings in your browser or by following the link below. For more information on cookie management and blocking or deleting cookies for a wide variety of browsers, visit All About Cookies.

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