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Further information about Cookies, the ones used on www.method-it.co.uk and how to remove or disable them is detailed below.
What are Cookies?
A Cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or device. Each Cookie is unique to your web browser and contains an anonymous identifier so that a website can recognise you when you return using the same browser.
Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (‘1st Party Cookies’) or they may be set by a 3rd party plugin / module or software used by the site you are viewing (‘3rd Party Cookies’).
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
Cookies Used by the Method IT Website
We use a combination of 1st Party and 3rd party Cookies on this website in order to monitor visitor usage levels, to help improve site performance and to enhance your user experience. This includes both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them).
We work with carefully selected suppliers for any 3rd party Cookies used on this website. These enable certain features to improve your user experience such as our videos and content sharing through social networking sites.
We have tried to ensure that our customers have full visibility of all Cookies used on this site. In order to help you recognise which Cookies may be placed on your browser when you visit this site we have compiled a list below. This list outlines the details of each Cookie, their name, the provider, party / type and their specific purpose.
We have tried to include all Cookies that you may encounter when visiting this site. If you notice a discrepancy or think a Cookie is missing, then please let us know by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
|laravel_session||Laravel||24 hours||Used to identify a session instance for a user.|
Cross site forgery Cookie
Laravel makes it easy to protect your application from cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks. Cross-site request forgeries are a type of malicious exploit whereby unauthorised commands are performed on behalf of an authenticated user.
|XSFR-TOKEN||Laravel||24 hours||This token is used to verify that the authenticated user is the one actually making the requests to the application.|
Google Analytics Cookies
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use and access this website. This information is used to compile reports to help us improve the site performance and your user experience.
Google Analytics uses 1st Party Cookies to report on visitor interactions. These Cookies collect anonymous information about visitors such as: number of visitors, new or returning visitors, referring sites and pages they have visited.
These Cookies are specific to the www.method-it.co.uk domain and cannot be accessed from any other domain. Information collected is only used by Method IT to monitor your activity on this website and is not shared with Google or any other 3rd party’s.
Google Analytics uses the Cookies detailed below:
|_ga||Google Tag Manager||1st Party Persistent Cookie||2 years||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|_gac||Google Tag Manager||1st Party Session Cookie||90 days||Contains campaign related information for the user.|
|_gid||Google Tag Manager||1st Party Session Cookie||24 hours||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|gwcc||Google Tag Manager||1st Party Session Cookie||24 hours||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.|
|_gat_UA||Google Analytics||1st Party Session Cookie||24 hours||Tracking cookie for analytics, used to throttle request rate.|
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Other Third-Party Cookies
In addition to the above cookies, the following sites may set their own cookies whilst browsing our site.
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How to Control and Delete Cookies
Although Cookies are used on almost every website on the internet, some users do not like the idea of this information being stored on their computer or device.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
As a rule, Cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, if you wish to delete or block them from being used in the future, then you can do so via your internet browser settings. Each browser allows you to restrict or block Cookies in different ways, so we recommend that you visit your browsers Help section to learn how to set your preferences.
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We also recommend that you visit the independent website AboutCookies.org which explains your options for controlling and deleting Cookies and offers guidance for all modern browsers.
Please note – by preventing Cookies from being used on this website, you may experience reduced functionality.
Further Information About Cookies
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