Cookie Policy

Last updated: 21st August 2018

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the site. Cookies help us improve your experience when you browse our site, especially when you revisit it.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that our site stores of your device, for example your computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.

We use the following cookies on this site:

  • Analytical/Performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works in an informed way, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table.

Cookie Name Domain Cookie Provider Type Expires Information
MUID Bing.com Bing Marketing 1 year This cookie is widely used my Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It can be set by embedded microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking
IDE Doubleclick.net Google Advertising 1 year to make advertising more engaging to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers. Some common applications of cookies are to select advertising based on what’s relevant to a user; to improve reporting on campaign performance; and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.
DSID Doubleclick.net Google Advertising 10 mins  used to link your activity across devices if you’ve previously signed in to your Google Account on another device. We do this to coordinate the ads you see across devices and measure conversion events.
__cfduid Feefo.com CloudFlare Performance 1 Year Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information
1P_JAR Google.com Google Tracking 30 Days Google cookie. These cookies are used to collect website statistics and track conversion rates
CONSENT Google.com Google Consent 30 Years For EU consent laws
NID Google.com Google Advertising 30 Days To help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.
_ga Investorcompensation.co.uk Google Tracking 2 Years This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
_gat_Gtag_UA_ Investorcompensation.co.uk Google Tracking 1 Minute Identification code of website for tracking visits
_gid Investorcompensation.co.uk Google Tracking 1 Day This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gac_UA- Investorcompensation.co.uk Google Tracking 3 month to keep track of the data associated with your users. For google analytics
wfvt_ Investorcompensation.co.uk WordFence Tracking 30 Minutes used for tracking. It collects your general geographic location to remember your time zone.
Wordfence_verifiedHuman Investorcompensation.co.uk WordFence Security 1 Day to protect the site against malicious attacks

 

We use Google Analytics to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous. This analytics tool is used to analyse site usage, how our users arrive at our site, what they do on the site, what browser they are using and on what operating system etc. However, this analytics data is not tied to personally identifiable information. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Please note that, as well as Google Analytics, our site uses other third party cookies, including, for example, from advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These cookies are analytical/performance and targeting cookies. Please check the third party’s privacy policy for information about the cookies they use.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

For further reading on cookies you can visit AboutCookies.org

You can block other 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 site.

If you wish to restrict, block or delete cookies from our website – or any other website – you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.