What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that websites place on your hard drive or browser to enable additional features of the website to work. Use of cookies is common practice, many websites use them and most internet browsers automatically accept cookies.

We will ask for your consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website.

Use of Cookies by Altecnic Ltd

We use cookies on the Altecnic website to collect information about how visitors use the website and to collect standard analytics to gather data to enhance the performance of our website.

However, our cookies do not gather any personally identifying information such as a person's name or e-mail address and any information gathered by the use of cookies is compiled on an aggregate and anonymous basis.

The table below provides further details about the cookies which are currently in use on our website and a description of the purpose of each of these cookies.

Cookie

Purpose of the Cookie

Intrusiveness to Customer

Expiry

Will areas of the website fail if I disable the Cookies?

__utma *

Google Analytics: Used to distinguish users and sessions.

Low

2 years

No

__utmb *

Google Analytics: Used to determine new sessions/visits

Low

30 minutes

No

__utmc *

Google Analytics: Used to determine whether user was in a new session/visit

Low

End of Browser Session.

No

__utmt *

Google Analytics: Used to throttle request rate

Low

10 minutes

No

__utmz *

Google Analytics: Stores the traffic source for each user.

Low

6 months

No

ga

Used to distinguish users.

Low

2 years

No

URL#lang

Stores language for the website

Low

At end of session

No

cookieconsent_dismissed

Monitors when the popup cookie warning has been dismissed

Low

365 days

No

ASPSESSIONIDXXXXXXXX

Tags a site user to their session on the site.

Low

At end of session

Yes

* Information on Google Cookies obtained from developers.google.com

 

How can you disable Cookies?

If you want to, you can disable cookies from your browser and delete all cookies that are stored on your computer. You can do this as often you want to.

To find out how to do this for your particular browser you can go to "help" on your browser's menu or you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html.

What happens if I do disable Cookies?

You need to be aware that if you choose to disable cookies from your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Altecnic website, as some or all of the areas of the website may fail to work for you.

You will see from the table above that certain of the cookies which we use on our website are considered to be strictly necessary for the operation of certain aspects of the website. Therefore, please be aware that if these cookies are disabled we may be unable to provide certain services.