19th September 2018

This Cookies Policy explains how Perkbox uses cookies and other tracking technologies through our website http//:www.perkbox.co.uk (our “Website”). This Cookies Policy is to be read alongside our Privacy Policy [http://help.perkbox.com/about-perkbox/the-legal-bits/privacy-policy] which explains how we use personal information. If you do not accept our use of cookies please disable them following our guidance below.

What are web cookies?

Web cookies are small files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by a website when you visit it. They contain details of your browsing history on that website and distinguish you from other users. Cookies send data back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or allow another website to recognise the cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and, for instance, remember your preferences and generally improve your online user experience. Like most websites, we use cookies.

Although this Cookies Policy refers to the general term “cookie”, which is the main method used by this website to store information, the browser’s local storage space is also used for the same purpose and we may use other tracking technologies through this website such as web beacons. As a result, the information included in this Cookie Policy is likewise applicable to all such tracking technologies that we use. 

You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Why do we use cookies?

  1. To let you do things on our Website – for example, cookies enable you to log in to secure areas of our website.
  2. To collect anonymous statistics – the information collected by cookies enables us to improve the website through usage figures and patterns. For example, it is really useful to see which pages of the website – and therefore which of our services – are the most popular and how users are interacting with them. 
  3. To improve your experience of our website – for example, to prevent you having to re-enter details when you have already done so, or by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.
  4. Measuring how cost-effective our advertising is – we need to watch our advertising spend carefully. Cookies are used to help us see how many people who click our adverts go on to do something further and to help make advertising content more relevant to your interests.

What type of cookies do we use?

  1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website.
  2. Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  3. Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
  4. Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising (our own and that of our partners) displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information (in an anonymised form) with third parties for this purpose.

Some of the advertising that is displayed on our Website is provided by third party advertisers and advertising networks. They may use cookies to ensure that particular advertisements are not shown to you too many times or to collect information about the types of websites that you visit so that they can show you advertising that is relevant to your particular interests.
Similarly, some of the advertising that is displayed on our own Websites may have been chosen for you based on your browsing of third party Websites. We do not set these cookies ourselves and so cannot control when and how they are set on your computer or other device. You may be able to express certain preferences about online behavioural advertising on this website: www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Website cookie acceptance

By clicking ‘don’t show this again button when you visited the website you have consented to our use of cookies as updated from time to time. In particular, you consent to cookies being stored on your computer and/or mobile device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser). 

Turning cookies off

Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, most browsers let you turn off either all or third-party cookies. What you are able to do depends on which browser you are using. If you do not accept our use of cookies as set out above, please set your browser to reject cookies. However, please be aware that this may impair or limit your ability to use our website. The option to do this is usually found in the options, settings or preferences menu of your browser or mobile device. 

You may opt-out of Google’s analytics cookies by visiting Google’s opt-out page - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Click on the links below to find out how to change your cookie settings in: 

Internet Explorer

Firefox

Chrome

Safari

Opera

iPhone and iPad

Samsung

Updating our Cookie Policy

We may update our use of cookies from time to time and consequently, we may update this Cookies Policy. We, therefore, recommend that you check this Cookies Policy regularly.

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