This section provides more information on the Cookies used on alistairgroup.com websites and provides further information on Targeting/Advertising Cookies, together with information about how to opt out from the third party advertising cookies that we use. Additionally there is information regarding our Partner sites

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.

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies
  • Performance Cookies
  • Functionality Cookies
  • Targeting/Advertising Cookies

Category 1: Strictly necessary Cookies

These Cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.

These Cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around alistairgroup.com and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for may not be provided. Alistair Group use this type of cookie for the following purposes:

    1. Allowing our web servers to respond to your actions on the website such as browsing the website. The website wouldn’t work for you without it
    2. Ensuring a consistent user experience during the user’s journey on the Alistair Group site and ensures you receive up to date and consistent information
    3. Enabling load balancing on alistairgroup.com to provide optimum speed and performance as you navigate through alistairgroup.com
    4. Ensuring you receive a consistent experience when we transition to new versions of the site
    5. Maintaining a seamless journey across of secure areas of alistairgroup.com and across our web servers

Category 2: Performance Cookies

These Cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited

These Cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, 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. The information is only used to improve how a website works.

Alistair Group use this type of Cookie for the following purposes:

    1. Analytics: We use Google Analytics to better understand how customers are using alistairgroup.com to assist in managing the performance and design of alistairgroup.com. Google will store this information. Google’s Privacy policy is available at google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.
    2. Testing variations of design in order to improve customer experience and site performance
    3. To analyse the use of our website and provide learning’s to improve the usability of the website and improve the customer experience
    4. To analyse the effectiveness of page content

Category 3: Functionality Cookies

These Cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.

These Cookies allow the website 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 customise.

Alistair Group use this type of Cookie for the following purposes:

  1. Remembering site settings such as your Language preference
  2. Remembering previous choices so that you are not required to fill in the same data again
  3. Fulfilling a request by you such as submitting a comment
  4. Remembering your settings so that the my Alistair Group change process can operate seamlessly

Category 4: Targeting/Advertising Cookies

These Cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.

These Cookies 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.

Alistair Group use this type of Cookie for the following purposes:

  1. Deliver adverts more relevant to you and your logistics needs
  2. Limit the number of times you see an advertisement and measure the effectiveness of our digital advertising campaigns

Below is a list of the main 3rd party media and advertising partners that may place Cookies on your machine when visiting alistairgroup.com together with information on opt out.

Sometimes we’ll advertise on 3rd party websites. Examples of these advertisers include Google (including Google-owned DoubleClick for paid advertising on Google.com),

Doubleclick
Doubleclick is used to report on response rates and effectiveness of our banner advertising campaigns. Any data passed to Doubleclick is anonymised statistical data.
For more information about Doubleclick visit: google.co.uk/doubleclick/
Privacy Policy: google.com/policies/privacy/ads/

You are able to check and manage advertising cookies by visiting the following:

youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices
networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp#