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Cookie Policy for chrisbeardshaw.com

Like most companies we use cookies on our website to help us improve the usability of our website.
If you would like to know the specific cookies that we use we have listed them below.
To find out more about what cookies are and how you can manage them we have put the following cookie guide together.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.

Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and they generally improve the user experience.

You can find more information about cookies at:
http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Managing Cookies

Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.

Generally you have the option to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is issued or reject all cookies. Visit the options or preferences menu on your browser to change settings.

Cookies we use

The cookies used on this website www.chrisbeardshaw.com have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.
A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

The cookies used can be categorized as follows:

  • Required - These cookies are necessary for site functionality and cannot be disabled
  • Performance and tracking - These cookies can be disabled

Required Cookies


Path Secure Expires (UTC) Name Sample Content Purpose
all pages No Default session timeout (30 minutes) ASP.NET_SessionId fgthhi4451y 4eea ugsrtyu43e System session cookie
Ap.aspx.vb No It is not seen by the user (it is set in a page which makes a redirect to another page were it is removed) CHANNEL_AFFILIATE 1 Used for affiliate programs.

Performance & Tracking Cookies


Path Secure Expires (UTC) Name Sample Content Purpose
CampaignProcess.aspx.vb No It is not seen by the user (it is set in a page which makes a redirect to another page were it is removed) CHANNEL_CAMPAIGN 1 Used for analyzing clicks in emails
all pages No N.A. visitorDeviceClass desktop, tablet, phone, etc. Identifies if the visitor uses a tablet/iPhone/Desktop to display the dedicated layout of the site

Third Party Cookies

Services such as video, social buttons and newsletter sign ups on our site are provided by third party providers, cookies may be placed as you interact with their services.

YouTube

We have embedded YouTube videos into some of our pages. YouTube videos do not place cookies automatically, but if you view the video then you may have cookies set by YouTube placed onto your computer.
You can read YouTube's cookie policy here: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Twitter

We embed our chrisbeardshaw twitter feed from Twitter into some pages of this site.
Twitter may use cookies to better understand how you interact with their services.
You can read Twitters cookie policy here: https://twitter.com/privacy.

Facebook

www.chrisbeardshaw.com website also contains Facebook 'Like' buttons to enable visitors to the site to easily indicate content they 'Like'. Facebook may set a cookie when you are logged onto their services. Chris Beardshaw does not control the dissemination of these cookies.
You can read Facebooks cookie policy here: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php Facebook Privacy Policy

Third Party Websites

The website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content, privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Information Collected Through the Site

Some personal data is collected through the site when you voluntarily provide us with your personal data (contact details) through our contact forms.
We will not sell, distribute, lease or otherwise pass on your personal information to third parties. Information gathered will only be used to reply to your original enquiry.

Policy Amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.