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Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy sets out the basis on which we, Integra Business Solutions Limited, use cookies on and in relation to our website: www.integra-business.co.uk (Our Website). This Cookie Policy is effective from 18.5.18.

Information about our use of cookies

Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of Our Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse Our Website and also allows us to improve Our Website.

Our Website uses essential and non-essential cookies. Essential cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access Our Website or take certain actions on Our Website. Non-essential cookies are only placed on your computer or device with your consent. Further information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies can be found below entitled ‘Essential and Non-Essential Cookies’.

For information on how you consent and how you can withdraw your consent to us placing non-essential cookies, please see the section below entitled ‘How to accept or reject cookies’.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

Essential and Non-Essential Cookies

Essential cookies are cookies that are either used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communication over a network or strictly necessary to provide an online service which you have requested.

Non-essential cookies are cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies that analyse your behaviour on a website.

We use the following essential cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of Our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of Our Website. These cookies are essential for the operation of Our Website and do not store any personal data.

We may use the following non-essential cookies:

  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around Our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way Our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. If these cookies are turned off we are unable to monitor the performance of Our Website.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to Our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to Our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make Our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Name Type of cookie First or third party Session/persistent Expiry Purpose
__cfduid Necessary Third party Persistent 1yr Used by the content network, Cloud flare, to identify trusted web traffic
PHPSESSID Necessary First party Session - Preserves user session state across page requests
_ga Statistical First party Persistent 2yrs Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses Our Website
_gat Statistical First Party Session - Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid Statistical First Party Session - Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses Our Website
collect Functional Third Party Session - Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels
GPS Functional Third Party Session - Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location
PREF Functional Third Party Persistent 8 months Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses You Tube videos across different web sites
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Functional Third Party Persistent 179 days Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos
YSC Functional Third Party Session - Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user h as seen

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire as set out in the table.

How to accept or reject cookies

There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies. You are also able to withdraw your consent at any time. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below.

You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on Our Website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair Our Website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.