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Cookies and our Privacy Policy

Cookies: What they are and what they do

This website puts small files known as ‘cookies’ onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site. These are not used to identify you personally. We use Google Analytics software to help make sure the site is useful to you and to help us make improvements. Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on this site and how long you spend on each one
  • how you got to this site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

Google analytics sets the following cookies:

Cookie nameCookie purposeExpires
_gaUsed to distinguish users.2 years
__utmaUsed to distinguish users and sessions.2 years from set/update
__utmbUsed to determine new sessions/visits.30 mins from set/update
__utmzUsed to explain how the user reached your site.6 months from set/update

We set the following cookies:

Cookie nameCookie purposeExpires
accepted-cookiesUsed to distinguish whether the user has accepted our use of cookiesFri, 31 Dec 9999
phpsessidEnables us to use session variablesAt the end of your session

We don’t collect or store your personal information in any of these cookies (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

Our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy pertains to our website at https://advantagewebdesigns.co.uk and governs the privacy of the visitors who choose to use it. This policy sets out the different areas where your privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations we have undertaken on your behalf. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

This website and its owners use any information submitted by you to provide you with further information about the products / services we offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. We promise we will never pass your details on to any third parties, unless required to do so by law. In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003, subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. A link to unsubscribe from our email service will be contained in each communication. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Under this act you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. If you would like further details then please write to us.