Cookies

Cookies

What we use cookies for?

We do use cookies to:

  • Track information necessary for placing orders on our website.
  • Store your user name and details that you provide when you log in to our website.
  • Gather usage statistics to help us plan and improve our service.

We don’t use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information about you.
  • Share any personal information between other websites, companies or organisations.

How to control or block cookies set by our website

If you choose not to accept cookies then you may experience difficulty in using our website. Please read our list of cookies before deciding what to block.

Most web browsers have built in mechanisms to block or restrict cookies. You should find the settings for this in your browser preferences: please refer to your browser vendor’s help pages for more information on the settings available on your particular system.

You can refer to http://www.aboutcookies.org/ for more information about how to control what cookies your browser is storing, as well as general information about cookies.

List of cookies set by the Protectivity web server

Website

ASP.NET_SessionId:

This cookie is used to identify your browser as you move between pages on our site. This allows us to save details of any orders in progress while you are on the site. For more information visit http://support.microsoft.com/kb/899918

.ASPXAUTH:

This cookie is used to keep you logged in if you have signed into your account on our website.

How long does the cookie stay on my computer? – This cookie is automatically deleted when you close your web browser.

What will happen if I block it? – You will be unable to log in to the promoter or customer areas of the site.

__RequestVerificationToken:

This cookie is used to protect against cross site scripting attacks where a third party attempts to trick you into visiting a link which takes action on this site on your behalf. This cookie is used to protect against this type of attack by verifying that any form you complete on this site was originally served by this site and matches your current user session.

How long does the cookie stay on my computer? – This cookie is automatically deleted when you close your web browser.

What will happen if I block it? – Some areas of the site, particularly those used to submit information, will not function correctly. Therefore you may be unable to login, update your details or contact us using online forms.

PromoId

This cookie is used to track if a user has come from one of our affiliate websites.

How long does the cookie stay on my computer? – This cookie will be kept for 30 days.

WordPress

wp-settings-1, wp-settings-time-1, wpfilebase, wordpress_test_cookie:

These cookies are required by our Blogging software and hold no personally identifiable information.

Google Analytics

_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz:

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. For more information visit the Google page explaining these cookies.

Google Adwords

This website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Protectivity website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can
opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or
permanently using a browser plugin.

Twitter

guest_id, pid

These cookies are created by Twitter. In this case they are present because a Twitter widget or button is being used on the Protectivty website