Cookies are small text files stored on your computer (or other device such as mobile or tablet) by your browser from websites that you visit. They’re used for many things, such as allowing us to remember you and distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good user experience and improve our website by monitoring how people use it.
A cookie will typically store information about your visit to a website. Our cookie will never include any of your personal information, for example they don’t store your name or email address. They do however enable us to recognise your visit, remember your preferences and understand how you interact with our website.
All cookies have an owner. The owner is the domain or website that places the cookies on your device. When you visit our website, cookies may be placed on your device by Simply Switch and also by other domains or websites, which are known as third party cookies.
You can delete cookies from your device by using your browser. However, please be aware that if you delete any cookies, settings previously made for our website will be lost and it may negatively effect your browsing experience.
Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.
If you wish to choose not to allow cookies then please follow the link below that corresponds to the browser you are using. You will then find detailed information on how to control cookies for your browser – remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one:
We store general information about your visit but we do not stored your personal information.
The types of cookie that may be used during your visit to the Website are:
Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website. Without these cookies, the services that you are here for cannot be provided. These cookies don’t gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or advertising purposes or remember where you’ve been on the internet.
|Cookie Description||Example Cookies||Nature and Purpose of Cookies||What will happen if you reject or delete these cookies?|
|Session management||ASP.NET_SessionId||These cookies enable us to manage our website response time effectively and provide a better service to you.
These cookies typically expire at the end of your session (i.e. when you leave our website).
|We would be unable to manage our website effectively, web pages will be slower to load and website performance would be impaired|
We utilise these cookies to analyse how our visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by customising our pages and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular or which page designs users find easiest to use.
|Cookie Description||Duration of Cookie||Nature and Purpose of Cookies||What will happen if you reject or delete these cookies?|
|Adalyser||up to 2 years||To assist with tracking visitors linked with offline marketing campaigns||We will be unable to accurately track how effective our advertising is.|
|Cloudflare||1 month||Helps to identify malicious users|
|Inspectelet||1 year||Helps us to improve user experience||We will be unable to analyse user behaviour to improve our services|
|3 months||Facebook advertisgin tracking||We will be unable to accurately track how effective our advertising is.|
|Google Analytics||up to 2 days||To track users’ and their behaviour whilst on the website.||We will be unable to effectively track users habits on our website.|
|Internal tracking||1 week||Helps to identify users use of the website with regard to our advertising campaigns||To track traffic across the website.|
Simply Switch partners may set a cookie on Simply Switch website to enable them to track and analyse their advertisements.About Third party cookies
We sometimes embed video and other content from websites such as YouTube or Google. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded content you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Simply Switch does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
On some pages we have embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. Simply Switch does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
The International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom Cookie guide can be found on the ICC website athttp://www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy