Our Cookies Policy

Who we are

We are InTec Business Solutions Limited (company number: 10148775) (“we”, “our” and “us”). We operate the website https://itekcomputersolutions.co.uk and may place cookies on your device when you access the website to enable it to function correctly.

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which websites place on your computer or mobile device when you visit a particular website. Cookies are used on websites to help visitors navigate around them effectively. They are also used to perform certain functions within a website, such as displaying certain content to you and remembering login details.

Cookies also provide information to the owners of a website to analyse visitor behaviour patterns, for example, how many visitors view a particular page.

 

Our use of cookies

The website uses cookies. We have set out below the types of cookies we may use, their purpose and how long these will remain on your device following collection. Cookies may be first party or third party. If they are first party, they are set by us. If they are third party, they are set by a third party. We have set out where cookies are third party below.

 

We use certain functional cookies to enable certain parts of our website to work. This enables us to integrate other applications (such as YouTube) into our website and also to remember your preferences. We have set out the functional cookies we use below:

 

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry (foloowing collection) Third Party
_grecaptcha Used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, to make valid reports on the use of their website. Persistent cookie (stored on your device) No
_GRECAPTCHA This cookie also distinguishes between human and bots. This is beneficial for the website, to make valid reports on the use of their website. 179 days Yes – Google
rc::a This cookie also distinguishes between human and bots. This is beneficial for the website, to make valid reports on the use of their website. Persistent cookie (stored on your device) Yes – Google
rc::b This cookie also distinguishes between human and bots. This is beneficial for the website, to make valid reports on the use of their website. Session cookie (deleted on closing browser) Yes – Google
rc::c This cookie also distinguishes between human and bots. This is beneficial for the website, to make valid reports on the use of their website. Session cookie (deleted on closing browser) Yes – Google

 

We use certain analytical cookies to enable us to better understand how visitors to our website interact with its pages so we can improve our website, assess usage and understand our target audience. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The data collected via these cookies is anonymised and aggregated. We have set out the analytical cookies we use below:

 

 

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry (foloowing collection) Third Party
_ga Used to distinguish users. 2 years No
_gid Also used to distinguish users. 24 hours No
_gat Used to throttle request rate (and ensure the website is not overloaded). 24 hours No

 

We may share the above analytical cookies with Google Analytics and YouTube (as applicable) who help us analyse how people are using our website. To opt out of Google Analytics, click here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

We use certain marketing cookies to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers. We have set out the marketing cookies we use below:

 

 

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry (foloowing collection) Third Party
NID This cookie identifies a returning user’s device for the purpose of targeted ads. 6 months Yes – Google

 

How to manage cookies

We will only collect and store cookies, other than necessary cookies, on your device with your consent. When you first navigate to our website you will be presented with a notification at the [bottom right of our homepage] which notifies you that our website uses cookies and enables you to manage your cookie preferences. You can also change your preferences at any time by [selecting the link to our cookie management tool, which is available as a link on our website at all times ].

 

If you do not want to accept necessary cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. Please note that disabling any necessary cookies may cause you to lose some of the functionality of our website and/or be unable to access the website.

 

In addition to our management tool, your internet browser also allows you to manage cookies. You will be able to remove and disable any cookies at any time through the settings in your internet browser. The method for doing this will be different depending on your chosen browser. Please see the relevant links below for further information:

 

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?visit_id=636921477753789710-3541481025&p=cpn_cookies&hl=en&rd=1

 

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

 

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

 

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox/protect-your-privacy/cookies

 

Please note – this information applies only to this website and not to other websites to which this site links.

 

Third Party Cookies

Where we have incorporated third party platforms or features into our website such third party providers may set a cookie on your device when you access our website or follow such link. You should view their privacy policies and cookies policies for further information.

 

Personal Data

You should be aware that, although not all cookies collect personal data some cookies (particularly advertising cookies) may follow your browsing history to create a profile of you and your behaviours and preferences to seek to present appropriate advertisements to you. Please see our privacy policy for further information.

 

How to contact us

If you would like any further information about how we use cookies, please contact us at contact@itekcomputersolutions.co.uk.

 

Last updated: 28.09.2021