Cookie Policy

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.

 

What are cookies used for?

Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

 

How are cookies used on IBTCPortsmouth.co.uk

We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information about how you use IBTCPortsmouth.co.uk. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • The pages you visit on IBTCPortsmouth.co.uk
  • How long you spend on each page
  • How you got to the site
  • What you click on while you’re visiting the site

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We do not allow Google to use or share our analytic data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies.

 

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us count how many people visit IBTCPortsmouth by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
_gid This helps us count how many people visit IBTCPortsmouth by tracking if you’ve visited before 24 hours
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes

 

You can click here to opt out of Google Analytics cookies

 

Cookie Message

You may see a pop-up welcome message about our site cookies when you first visit IBTCPortsmouth.co.uk. We’ll store a cookie so that your computer knows you’ve seen it and knows not to show it again.

 

Name Purpose Expires
seen_cookie_message Saves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our cookie message 1 month