ICEtags Cookie Policy

What's a cookie?

A "cookie" is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.

Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regards how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and / or services in response to what you might need or want.

Cookies are either:

  • Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer;

or

  • Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.

Cookies can also be categorised as follows:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and / or service, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
  • Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
  • Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.

 

Table 1. icetags.co.uk Cookies list

Provider

Cookie Name

Description

Type

Expiration

Data is sent to:

tawk.to

__cfduid

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

HTTP

1 year

United States

tawk.to

__tawkuuid

HTTP

10 years

United States

tawk.to

Tawk_57a0cb5bc061b6152019167c

HTTP

10 years

United States

tawk.to

TawkConnectionTime

HTTP

Session

United States

tawk.to

TawkWindowName

HTML

Session

United States

va.tawk.to

tawkUUID

HTTP

1824999 days

United States

va.tawk.to

ss

HTTP

Session

United States

google-analytics.com

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

HTTP

Session

United States

google-analytics.com

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

HTTP

Session

United States

google-analytics.com

collect

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

Pixel

Session

United States

twitter.com

i/jot/syndication

Pixel to measure and improve our services and personalize your experience.

Pixel

Session

United States

youtube.com

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

HTTP

179 days

Netherlands

youtube.com

YSC

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

HTTP

Session

Netherlands

icetags.co.uk

currency

Remembers which currency preference the User has.

HTTP

29 days

Netherlands

 

 

Managing Cookies

You can manage your preferences and delete cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser by following the instructions provided by your browser manufacturer.  We have listed some of the most popular ones below, however, if yours is not listed here you should consult the documentation provided by your browser manufacturer.  Please note that if you disable all cookies, then you may not be able to take advantage of all of the features of our website.

Google Chrome

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Safari (Desktop)

Safari (Mobile)

Android Browser

Opera

Opera Mobile

 

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