Our Cookies policy

Information about our cookies

Cookies are small text files stored on your device when you access most websites on the internet or open certain emails. Among other things, cookies allow a website to recognise your device and remember if you have been to the website before. We use the term cookie to refer to cookies and technologies that perform a similar function to cookies (e.g. tags, pixels, and web beacons). 

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 site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Our online use of cookies

  • Cookies on the website are used for many purposes including but not limited to:
  • enabling a subscriber to register on the site to be verified and to have such details remembered for later by utilising a subscriber login to access Securestorm services;
  • enabling a subscriber to use the Securestorm services via the site;
  • recognising your computer when you visit the site;
  • improving the site and the site’s usability;
  • analysing the use of the Securestorm services;
  • administrating the site;
  • preventing fraud and improving the security of the site; and
  • to analyse the use of the services through analytics software such as Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site including your IP address will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google Analytics will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the site, compiling reports on activity and behaviour – such as the typical length of stay on the site or the average number of pages a user views or for the purpose of providing other services relating to user activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google undertakes not to associate Your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google's privacy policy is available here. If you would like to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics you can use the opt-out tool here.

We use the following cookies: 

  • Strictly necessary cookies.These cookies are essential, as they enable a user to move around a website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, such as access to secure areas cannot be provided. These cannot be restricted or blocked. 
  • 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. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All the information that these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works. These can be restricted or blocked
  • 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. These can be restricted or blocked
  • 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. These can be restricted or blocked

To give you a better experience, we use first-party cookies and third-party cookies. A first party cookie is a cookie that we set when you directly visit our website. A third-party cookie is one that is placed on your device by a website from an address other than directly from us. 

Learn more about Cookies and changing cookie settings

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

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

 

Changes to cookies policy  

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.

This version was last updated in July 2018.