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 name Function Default expiration time Description
__utma Google Analytics

Add to Any

2 years from set/update Used to distinguish different users and sessions.
__utmt Google Analytics

Add to Any

10 minutes Used to control API requests.
__utmb Google Analytics

Add to Any

30 mins from set/update Used to determine new sessions/visits.
__utmc Google Analytics

Add to Any

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

Add to Any

6 months from set/update Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site.
__utmv Google Analytics 2 years from set/update Used to store visitor-level custom variable data.
_ga Google Analytics

Google Tag Manager

2 years from set/update Used to identify unique users of the website.
_gid Google Tag Manager 24 hours from set/update Used to identify unique users of the website.
_gat Google Analytics

Google Tag Manager

1 minute from set/update Used to control API requests.
AMP_TOKEN Google Tag Manager 30 seconds to 1 year from set/update Used to retrieve Client IDs from Google’s AMP service.
_gac_<property-id> Google Analytics

Google Tag Manager

Google Doubleclick

90 days from set/update Links information between Google Analytics and Doubleclick
gravatar Gravatar Unknown If 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
IDE Google Doubleclick 2 years from set/update The main advertising cookie used on non-Google sites, used to show you more relevant advertising across the web.
DSID Google Doubleclick 1 minute from set/update Used to show you relevant advertising across the web
FLC Google Doubleclick 2 years from set/update Used to show you relevant advertising across the web
AID Google Doubleclick 2 years from set/update Used to link your activity across devices if you have signed into your Google account on another device.
TAID Google Doubleclick 2 years from set/update Used to link your activity across devices if you have signed into your Google account on another device.
exchange_uid Google Doubleclick 2 years from set/update Used 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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