"cookie" means a small file consisting of letters and numbers that Our Site downloads to your computer or device;
"web beacon" means a small, transparent image file (usually only 1-pixel x 1-pixel in size) used for tracking user behaviour and activity around Our Site;
"We/Us/Our" means Switchd Ltd , a company registered in England under 10408051, whose registered address is International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct, London, England, EC1A 2BN.
2.2 We use the following types of cookie:
Necessary cookies help make our website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Statistic cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Marketing cookies are used 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.
2.3 These cookies come in two forms:
Any of the above types of cookie may be a persistent cookie. Persistent cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.
Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie. Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
2.4 We also use web beacons on Our Site to track your navigation around it. As with analytics cookies described above, web beacons help Us to understand how you use Our Site and enable us to improve it in the future.
3.1 Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. You can change these settings if you wish, however please be aware that this is not generally a per-site setting and will prevent all websites from using cookies, not just Ours. Please also be aware that by disabling cookies in your browser, you may impair the functionality of Our Site and we won’t get the information we need to make sure we can improve your experience as much as possible.
3.2 The links below provide instructions on how to control cookies in all mainstream browsers:
3.2.1 Google Chrome
3.2.3 Microsoft Edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
3.2.4 Safari (OSX)
3.2.5 Safari (iOS)
3.2.6 Mozilla Firefox
3.2.7 Android (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
4.2 We use web beacons in some of Our emails. We use web beacons to detect when (or whether) you open an email and how you have interacted with it, and other information such as your email client, web browser, computer or device, and IP address. Web beacons may also be used to serve up emails in a particular format that is best suited to your computer or device.
4.3 Emails from Us may contain links. Each one of those links would contain a unique tag which enables Us to track which links are being used and by whom. This information can then be used to improve and tailor our emails in the future.
6.2 For more information about cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org (this is an external link and We are not responsible for its content).