Cookie Policy

This policy sets out information about our use of cookies, including what information is collected and how that information is used.

What is a cookie?

When you use a website, a small file of letters and numbers called a ‘cookie’ is stored on your browser, and transferred to the hard drive of your computer if you agree.

This cookie distinguishes you from other users of our website and can also be used to remember your preferences, providing you with an improved experience when you visit our website.

We use the following type of cookies on our website:

  • Strictly necessary cookies– These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site.
  • Analytical/performance cookies– These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our site and see what pages they visit. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies– These are used to recognise you when you return to our site and allow us to personalise our content to your requirements.
  • Targeting cookies– These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information (and may also share with third parties such as Google) to make serve more relevant advertisements across the web.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and why we use them in the table below:

Cookie nameFunctionDefault expiration timeDescription
__utmaGoogle Analytics

Add to Any

2 years from set/updateUsed to distinguish different users and sessions.
__utmtGoogle Analytics

Add to Any

10 minutesUsed to control API requests.
__utmbGoogle Analytics

Add to Any

30 mins from set/updateUsed to determine new sessions/visits.
__utmcGoogle Analytics

Add to Any

End of browser sessionHistorically, this cookie was used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmzGoogle Analytics

Add to Any

6 months from set/updateStores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site.
__utmvGoogle Analytics2 years from set/updateUsed to store visitor-level custom variable data.
_gaGoogle Analytics

Google Tag Manager

2 years from set/updateUsed to identify unique users of the website.
_gidGoogle Tag Manager24 hours from set/updateUsed to identify unique users of the website.
_gatGoogle Analytics

Google Tag Manager

1 minute from set/updateUsed to control API requests.
AMP_TOKENGoogle Tag Manager30 seconds to 1 year from set/updateUsed to retrieve Client IDs from Google’s AMP service.
_gac_<property-id>Google Analytics

Google Tag Manager

Google Doubleclick

90 days from set/updateLinks information between Google Analytics and Doubleclick
gravatarGravatarUnknownIf you have a Gravatar account, a cookie is placed on your computer so that you can use your information to any sites that use Gravatar
__gca
IDEGoogle Doubleclick2 years from set/updateThe main advertising cookie used on non-Google sites, used to show you more relevant advertising across the web.
DSIDGoogle Doubleclick1 minute from set/updateUsed to show you relevant advertising across the web
FLCGoogle Doubleclick2 years from set/updateUsed to show you relevant advertising across the web
AIDGoogle Doubleclick2 years from set/updateUsed to link your activity across devices if you have signed into your Google account on another device.
TAIDGoogle Doubleclick2 years from set/updateUsed to link your activity across devices if you have signed into your Google account on another device.
exchange_uidGoogle Doubleclick2 years from set/updateUsed to show you relevant advertising across the web

 

For more information on cookies and how to disable them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

If you would like more information about the cookies we use on our website please get in touch by emailing contact@pickeringslifts.co.uk.

Last updated: 14/05/2018

HEAD OFFICE:

Pickerings Europe Ltd
Globe Elevator Works
P.O. Box 19
Stockton on Tees
Cleveland
TS20 2AD

T:+44 (0) 1642 607161
F:+44 (0) 1642 677638
E:contact@pickeringslifts.co.uk

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