Types of cookie used
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Google Analytics cookiesThe firm uses Google Analytics. This service is provided by Google, Inc. A Google Analytic cookie will monitor your use of the website and the findings will be analysed by the firm for research purposes. Google may use the information collected for their own research and customer servicing purposes. By using this website you are consenting to Google using data gathered about you. Google Analytics shows us how visitors find and use our website, which helps us to make informed site design and content decisions, with the aim of improving the site experience for you and other visitors. Virtually all websites use this tracking technology, either from Google or another provider.
Strictly necessary and persistent cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are classified as cookies that must be present for the website to provide the basic functions of the website. They are essential to be able to access features of the website and could include signing in, presenting content and stylising the website. We also use a piece of software known as Passle. Passle is an expert-to-expert Sales and marketing platform used to create content and share posts and insights across the web and social media platforms. It is a blogging tool that we use to create and share information with.
Contained within our website is tracking code provided by Lead Forensics. This code enables Lead Forensics to track activity on the website and provide us with information on the IP address of the requesting computer (this data is not anonymised), the date and duration of the user’s visit, and the web pages which the user visits. The Lead Forensics tool uses IP tracking for identifying businesses and is not the same as cookies. The Lead Forensics tracking code only provides information that is readily available in the public domain. It does not, and cannot, provide individual, personal or sensitive data regarding who has visited our website. It provides information on what companies have visited our website by identifying them from their IP address. This data may be used by us to contact the business about their experience or for marketing purposes. We will not pass this data to third parties for any reason. More information can be found at www.leadforensics.com
Third-party social sharing cookies
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