Converge-IT.Net Limited – Cookies Policy

  1. Introduction

    1.1 Like most websites, the CTS websites use cookies. “Cookies” are small text files that websites save onto your device via your web browser. They are used to allow our websites to work, and to help us understand what information is most useful to visitors of our websites.

    1.2 All references to ‘CTS, ‘our’, ‘us’ or ‘we’ within this policy are deemed to refer to Converge-IT.Net Limited or our group companies. If you need it, our company number is 05874862 and our registered office is at 7450 Daresbury Park, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4BS.

  2. Cookie principles

    2.1 This cookies policy applies to those of our websites on which it is displayed, including any client login areas of those websites.

    2.2 Some cookies that we use will collect personal data about you. Any personal data that is collected will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

    2.3 By continuing to use our websites, you accept that cookies will be set on your device, as outlined in this cookies policy.

  3. How we use cookies

    3.1 Our websites use cookies in order to offer you a more tailored experience in the future, by understanding and remembering your particular browsing preferences, and for marketing purposes.

    3.2 Many cookies on our websites perform essential functions and enable you to move around our websites and use their features; for example, when you log in to your account, they remember the information in your account.   We refer to these cookies in this policy as “strictly necessary cookies“.

    3.3 Other cookies are not essential but they help us understand how our websites are used by visitors, so that we can improve what we do online. We use analytics tools for this. They look at things like how long our websites take to load, how they are used, and what information visitors to our sites look at most. This helps us to improve the way our websites work, for example, by ensuring that you find what you are looking for easily They also help identify any parts of our websites that aren’t working as well as they should – so we can fix things and make our websites better for you and other users. We refer to these cookies in this policy as “performance cookies“.

    3.4 Additional cookies allow our websites to recognise you when you return to our websites.  This enable us to remember choices that you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.  We refer to these cookies in this policy as “functionality cookies“.

    3.5 Cookies can also be further categorised depending on if they are session cookies or permanent cookies:

    (a) Session cookies: these cookies expire when you close your browser (or if you stay inactive for a certain time).

    (b) Permanent cookies: these cookies persist even when the browser is closed. They’re used to remember you so that you don’t have to re-enter passwords and login information every time you visit a website.

  4. Types of cookies we use

    4.1 The table below sets out detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them:

    Cookie (name) Purpose Description Duration
    _ga_gid Analytics Cookie These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the website. The information is collected anonymously, and used to report on the number of visitors to the website, where they have come from, and the pages they have visited. We share this information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners: further information on these Google Analytics cookies can be found here.The cookie does not enable any website visitor to be individually identified and will only be used for website analytics purposes. Session
    _hstchubspotuk_hssc_hssrc_ hs_opt_out_hs_do_not_track _hs_testcookiehsPagesViewedThis SessionmessagesUtk Analytics and Tracking Cookie These cookies are used to collect information about how individual users interact with the site. This includes when they visited, the pages they viewed and resources they downloaded. If the user has filled in a form on the website, this information is associated with their individual contact record.Further information on these Hubspot cookies can be found here. Session
    wordpress_test_cookiewordpress_ logged_inwp-settings-6 Configuration of Settings Cookie These cookies are used to determine whether a user is logged in to WordPress and to configure settings for registered users.Further information on these WordPress cookies can be found here. Session
  5. How to manage cookies

    5.1 When you first visited our website you will have been presented with a banner confirming that we set cookies, providing you with a link to this cookies policy, and requesting that you confirm our use of cookies.

    5.2 You may block these at any time. To do so, you can activate 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 websites or to use all the functionality provided through our websites.

  6. More information about managing cookies

    www.allaboutcookies.org is a useful resource with a lot of detailed information about cookies and how to manage them.

  7. Changes to our cookies policy

    We may update our cookies policy from time to time. Any changes we make to our cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our cookies policy. By continuing to use the services and our websites, or to offer and/or provide services to us you are confirming that you have read and understood the latest version of our cookies policy.

  8. Further questions or making a complaint

    8.1 If you have any queries or complaints about our use of cookies, please contact us at the details below:

    By email: hello@cts.co.uk

    By post: 7450 Daresbury Park, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4BS

The practices described in this cookies policy are current as of April 2019.