If you have any queries about the way we use your personal information or cookies, please contact our data privacy manager at [email protected]
If you wish to manage your cookies, this can be done within cookie settings.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files which a website may place on your computer or device when you visit a site. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons, pixels or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.
Cookies serve many functions. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, as well as help analyse how well our Sites are performing.
OPERATING ON OUR SITES
Some cookies are essential for the operation of our Websites and Web Applications. This includes cookies for the following purposes:
Performance – we use these cookies to monitor Site performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to track error messages, and to determine improvements to our Sites.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES ON OUR SITES
We also use third party cookies on our Sites that fall into the categories above (“third party cookies”) for the following reasons:
to help us monitor traffic on our Sites (like many companies, we use Google Analytics to do this);
to identify fraudulent or non-human traffic;
to assist with market research;
to improve Site functionality;
to monitor compliance with our terms and conditions and copyright policy.
How to manage cookies
If you wish to manage your cookies, please follow the instructions on our Manage Cookies page. Please remember that if you choose to disable cookies, certain sections of our Sites may not work properly.
For more information about cookies and how to manage them, please visit:
Below is a full list of cookies used of the Website and Web Applications operated by Edward Martin Computer Services.
|Name||Purpose||Expiry||Category||Type||First Party/ 3rd Party|
|_ga||The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.||2 years||Non-essential||Analytics||3rd Party|
|_gid||Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.||1 day||Non-essential||Analytics||3rd Party|
|_gat_gtag_UA_631861_1||This cookie is set by Google and is used to distinguish users.||1 minute||Non-essential||Analytics||3rd Party|
|PHPSESSID||This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users’ unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.||session||Essential / Strictly Necessary||Necessary||First Party|