Cookie Policy

1 IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

1.2 Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information in the form of text files that are sent to your browser from our web server and are stored on your device.

We do not store any personal information in the cookie; they are designed only to collect information of an anonymous nature. We will not combine such anonymous information with your personal details.

Our website uses cookies to recognise your device and store information about your preferences or past actions, which help make your future website visits to us more efficient. Save for the use of cookies, we do not automatically log data or collect data. You can set your computer browser to reject cookies but this may preclude your use of certain parts of our website.

Some cookies are essential to using the website and others improve user experience of the website. Below are some examples of how we use cookies to do this:

  • To gather information which allows us to identify your platform and record enquiries so we may improve customer experience and identify issues on the website
  • To help ensure you are provided with correct and useful information during your visit to our website
  • To collect data which allows us to improve our services based on your purchases and website usage

We also use a mix of first and third party cookies to build an anonymous picture of your usage and deliver ads relevant to you. They also limit the number of times that you see an ad and help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.

We use marketing cookies to:

  • Link to social networks who may use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites.
  • Provide advertising agencies with information on your visit so that we can present adverts that you may be interested in.
  • Deliver content, including video content, tailored to your interests.

1.3 Cookies in use

The cookies we use can be split into different functions as explained in the table below. The cookies we use, the reason for using them and the duration for which they are stored, are as follows.

First-party cookies are cookies that belong to the same domain that is shown in the browser’s address bar (or that belong to the sub domain of the domain in the address bar), rewardmobile.co.uk.

 

Google Analytics related (first party cookies):

Cookie Name

More Information

Duration/Expiry

VISITOR_ID

Used to track unique visitors to the website.

1001 days

PHPSESSID

Temporary session cookie

When the browsing session ends

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

_gat

Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_>property-id>.

1 minute

_dc_gtm_gat

As above description.

1 minute

AMP_TOKEN

Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.

30 seconds to 1 year

_gac_property-id

Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.

90 days

__utma

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2 years from set/update

__utmt

Used to throttle request rate.

10 minutes

__utmb

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utm cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.b

30 mins from set/update

__utmc

Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

End of browser session

__utmz

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

6 months from set/update

__utmv

Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics

2 years from set/update

See more information on Google Analytic cookie go to: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

We may from time to time, via secure means, upload data into Google. The data is ‘hashed’ so that it is an anonymous data sequence.

We may from time to time add different cookies to test systems to make your user experience better. We will not use or keep any of the data captured during these trials.

1.4 Your consent to our use of cookies

On our website there is a notice that tells you that we use cookies and provides a link to this Privacy and Cookies Notice to demonstrate how we use cookies and how you can change which cookies you choose to accept.

If you click ‘agree and continue’ you are providing your consent to those cookie settings and unless and until you change your settings, you’ve agreed to them. Additionally, if you change the settings using your browser settings, you are giving your consent to our use of those cookies which you have not disabled.

1.5 How to reject and manage cookies

You can choose not to allow cookies in your browser settings. How you do this will depend upon the browser you are using. More information on cookies, their use and how to accept or reject them can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

As our cookies are largely aimed at improving the user experience on the website, you may find that if you block certain cookies you may experience deterioration in the service you receive.