1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies do lots of different jobs, such as letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and goods and services you wish to purchase, and providing you with content that is relevant to you and your interests. You can find more information about cookies from these websites:
2. The cookies we use:
|.hudsonweir.co.uk||_ga||2 years||Google Analytics – Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website|
|.hudsonweir.co.uk||_gid||1 day||Google Analytics – Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website|
|.hudsonweir.co.uk||_gat||1 day||Google Analytics – Used to throttle request rate|
|.doubleclick.net||test_cookie||1 day||DoubleClick – Advertising cookie – Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies|
|.doubleclick.net||IDE||1 month||DoubleClick – Advertising cookie – Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.|
|.facebook.com||fr||3 months||Facebook – set by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.|
|.google.com||NID||6 months||Google Ads – This cookie allows Google to personalise and modify advertising on Google’s property. For example recent searches in Google.|
|.google.com||OGP, CONSENT, CGIC, DV||6 months||Google Maps – These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google maps on them.|
|.google.com||SNID||6 months||Google – Set when the user views a page containing any one of a number of Google services (including ReCAPTCHA, embedded Google Maps and the like)|
|.hudsonweir.co.uk||DYNSRV||session||This cookie is added by our load balancer to track which web server to send the visitor to. Its purpose is to improve the performance of the website.|
|www.hudsonweir.co.uk||gwcc||3 months||Google – This cookie allows Google to track if a call has been done from the website. For example if a customer is clicking a phone number on the contact us page to dial from their mobile device.|
|www.hudsonweir.co.uk||PHPSESSID||session||This cookie is essential to ensure that all web-site functionality is available to you|
3. How you can change your cookie settings
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. You can adjust the settings on your browser to decline any cookies if you wish. This can be done by activating the reject cookies setting on your computer.
However, please be aware that blocking cookies may affect your ability to use the website. You may not be able to access all or parts of the website or use the functionalities contained on it.