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What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts.


Our use of cookies

This website www.precisdigital.com (our “Website”) uses first party cookies and third-party cookies. First party cookies are those set directly by us and are used only by us.

By using our Website, you may also receive third party cookies on your device, which are set by other websites, services and/or parties. These are set for analytics and/or targeting purposes. Data collected from these cookies may be shared with third parties, such as Google. Please see the relevant privacy policies linked herein to see how third parties may collect and use such information.

Some cookies on our Website collect personal information about you, please see our Privacy Policy for further information on how we may gather and use information about you through your interactions with us, including your use of our Website.


What cookies do we use on our Website?

Cookies not requiring consent on our Website

These cookies are strictly necessary for the Website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any directly identifiable personal information. 

Cookie/name Description Life Span Host Category
OptanonConsent This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the user’s browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. 365 days .precisdigital.com Strictly Necessary Cookies
OptanonAlertBoxClosed This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust.  It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down.  It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information. 365 days .precisdigital.com Strictly Necessary Cookies

 

Cookies requiring consent on our Website

Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics for our Website. The analytics cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. Please see further information regarding our use of Google Analytics in Section 2.2.1 of our Privacy Policy.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. Please see the following pages for third parties’ privacy practices and use of data collected by Targeting Cookies:

 

Cookie/name  Description Lifespan Host Category
_ga This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. 2 years precisdigital.com Analytics
_gid This cookie is used to distinguish unique users.  1 day precisdigital.com Analytics
_dc_gtm-UA- This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page.  Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account. 1 minute precisdigital.com Analytics
_gat This cookie is used to throttle request rate to Google Analytics. 1 minute gstatic.com (this domain is owned by Google) Analytics
_gat_UA-30794213-4 This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. 0 days precisdigital.com Analytics
_ga This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. 2 years gstatic.com (this domain is owned by Google) Analytics
_gid This cookie is used to distinguish unique users.  1 day gstatic.com (this domain is owned by Google) Analytics
_gclxxxx This is the Google conversion tracking cookie. It allows us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. 90 days precisdigital.com Analytics
NID This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.

The domain google.com is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear. 

183 days google.com Targeting
bscookie Secure Browser Cookie. This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. 731 days www.linkedin.com Targeting
UserMatchHistory LinkedIn Ads ID syncing.

This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain.

30 days www.linkedin.com Targeting
lissc This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. 365 days www.linkedin.com Targeting
lang Sets default locale/language. This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. Session www.linkedin.com and ads.linkedin.com Targeting
lidc Used for routing. This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. 1 day www.linkedin.com Targeting
bcookie Browser ID cookie. This domain is owned by LinkedIn, the business networking platform. It typically acts as a third party host where website owners have placed one of its content sharing buttons in their pages, although its content and services can be embedded in other ways. Although such buttons add functionality to the website they are on, cookies are set regardless of whether or not the visitor has an active Linkedin profile, or agreed to their terms and conditions.  For this reason it is classified as a primarily tracking/targeting domain. 731 days www.linkedin.com Targeting
personalization_id This domain is owned by Twitter, the social networking platform. Where Twitter acts as a third party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations, that is primarily used for tracking and targeting. 730 days www.twitter.com Targeting

Manage your Cookie preferences

Before any cookies are set on your device when you visit our Website, you will be shown a pop-up requesting you to accept cookies, reject them or customize your cookie settings. By accepting our use of cookies, we will be able to use the cookies you accepted for the purposes listed in this Cookie Policy as well as to provide you the best possible experience of our Website.

You may always deny and revoke consent to the placing of some or all cookies using the controls that we provide on our Website (at the top of this page), unless those cookies are strictly necessary. In addition, you can control cookies directly in the settings of your Internet browser. For example you may choose to block cookies in order to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, delete existing cookies, have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie or disable cookies altogether.

The below links provide instructions on how to change your browser settings in some of the most common Internet browsers.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Google Chrome

Safari (macOS Mojave)

Safari (iOS)

Mozilla Firefox

Please note that certain features of our Website may not function as intended if you restrict the use of cookies, since some functionalities of our Website are dependent on cookies.

Further information

You can learn more about cookies by visiting https://aboutcookies.org/.

For more information about data protection and our contact information regarding privacy matters, please see our Privacy Policy.

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Cookie Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Cookie Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Cookie Policy are effective when they are posted on this page (https://www.precisdigital.com/cookie-policy/).

 

Last updated: 2020-05-22