A “cookie” is a small text file that is placed on a user’s computer hard drive by a website. There are several types of cookie and the most common are often referred to as ‘session’ cookies. These are used to keep track of information needed by a user as they travel from page to page within a website. These cookies have a short lifetime and expire within a few minutes of the user leaving the site.
Allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. These cookies collect information around how people use our website and moves through pages, it does not collect any personal information. These session cookies expire after a browser session so would not be stored longer term.
Are stored on a users’ device in between browser sessions which allows us to track the preferences or actions of the user across our site to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering users’ preferences and choices when using a site or to target advertising.
Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie. First party cookies in basic terms are cookies set by a website visited by the user – the website displayed in the URL window. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and a separate company sets a cookie through that website this would be a third party cookie.
We use Google Analytics, Get Clicky and Mixpanel to help us understand how people are using the site, these cookies help us improve the website and user experience. No personal information is collected.
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To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
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These Cookies are used to deliver adverts. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of our digital advertising campaigns. They are placed by third party advertising networks on our behalf and with Quant Marketing’s permission. They remember that you have visited Quant Marketings’ site and this is shared with other organisations such as media owners.
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Quant cookies do not analyse visits to other websites.
Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default; however, it is possible to set a browser to reject cookies. If this is done it is important not to exclude the benign and useful session cookies. Choose an option that rejects all third party cookies.