Learn About Cookies
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize the device you are using and provide you with a better website experience.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer or mobile device you are using via a randomly generated identifying tag.
- To provide information that can help us to understand what interested you about our website and emails and what did not. This helps us provide you with more personalised features, and more relevant information on subsequent visits
- To measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our site.
You can view a comprehensive list of the Cookies used on alistairgroup.com in the Alistair Group Cookie list which provides more information on the Cookies we use and why we use them.
The cookies used on alistairgroup.com have been categorised based on the categories found in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) UK Cookie guide published in April 2012.
Category 2: Performance Cookies
These Cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited.
These Cookies collect information about how visitors use alistairgroup.com, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These Cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these Cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how alistairgroup.com works.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These Cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.
These Cookies allow alistairgroup.com to remember choices you make (such as your user name or language) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These Cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customize.
Strictly Necessary, Performance and Functionality Cookies
We need to use these three categories of Cookie to maintain alistairgroup.com’s effectiveness, ease of use, and to provide you with a seamless experience. As such we have not provided an opportunity for these to be disabled independently, and by using our site and online services you are agreeing that we can place these types of Cookies on your PC.
Category 4: Targeting/Advertising Cookies
These Cookies use information about your browsing in order to make advertising more relevant to you.
These Cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of our digital advertising campaigns. They are placed by third party advertising networks on our behalf and with Alistair Group’s permission. They remember that you have visited alistairgroup.com and this is shared with other organisations such as media owners.
You can opt out of these and continue to use the site. More information about these types of Cookies and opt out information can be viewed in the Alistair Group Cookie list.
How to manage or opt out of Cookies
If you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete Cookies from alistairgroup.com, you can use your browser to do this. www.aboutcookies.org gives full details of how to manage Cookies on different types of web browser.
If you decide not to allow alistairgroup.com as a “trusted site”, please be aware that you will be unable to use the site.
You can view the Alistair Group Cookie list to find out more about the types of Cookies used on alistairgroup.com and for information on how to manage preferences for the Targeting/Advertising cookies used on alistairgroup.com.
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