Privacy and Cookie Policy

This policy tells you how we, Bluefin Solutions Ltd (“Bluefin”), use cookies and similar technologies on this website.

In addition to the information we collect as described in our Privacy Policy , we use technology to collect information about the use of our website. For example, our web server automatically logs which pages of our website our visitors view. We may use technology to track how often hyperlinks on our website are used. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website.
 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. They help users navigate websites efficiently and allow certain functions, such as buying products online. When you visit websites, cookies may be stored on your computer. They are used to store a variety of information about you and your preferences, which is afterwards sent back to the visited website.


Our use of cookies is to enable more user-friendly, efficient and safe visits to our website. We use cookies for several reasons:

  • to identify you as an authorised user;
  • to provide you with safe restricted access areas;
  • to remember you so that when you come back to our website you do not need to enter your information again; and
  • to understand what brought you to our website and what pages you visited.


You can find more information about cookies at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu for a video about cookies visit http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/

What cookies do we use?


The cookies used on our website are categorised in accordance with the International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom Cookie guide (which can be found on the ICC website, as follows:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.  Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.  They are deleted when you close the browser or shortly after. Your general refusal of our use of cookies will not extend to this type of cookies - when you request a service that requires them they will be used.
 

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information in an anonymous form about how visitors use our website.  We use Google Analytics cookies (third party cookies) for the following purposes:

  • a cookie to record the time of your first visit to website, the time of your most recent visit to the website and the time of your current visit; 
  • a cookie to record how long you stayed on the website; and 
  • a cookie to record how you located our website (i.e. Google search, keywork, link from other page etc).
     

We only share the information obtained through the use of Google Analytics with Google.  The analytical cookies we use do not track your Internet usage after leaving our website and do not store your personal information.
 

Functionality cookies


'Functionality' cookies are used to provide the services you have requested or to remember your settings to improve your visit to our website.

We use 'Functionality' cookies to:

  • remember a choice such as not to be asked again to fill in a questionnaire;
  • fulfil a request by the user such as submitting a comment; and
  • remember settings a user has applied to the website such as start page, theme, layout, font-size, and various other preferences etc.
     

Targeting or Advertising cookies


These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are placed by advertising networks [insert most often used names here]. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

Cookie name or ID

Cookie Purpose

Is the cookie being used to support the delivery of targeted marketing?

What data does the cookie hold?

What is the Cookie expiry date?

Is it a First or Third party cookie? 

If Third Party please state third party name

What type of cookie is it?

Can you live without this cookie?

Session ID cookie

Standard ASP.NET cookie containing the user’s session ID.

Yes.

Expires as soon as user navigates away

First

N/A

N/A

No.

Shopping Cart Cookie

Shopping cart ID. Unique identifier to establish what (if any) shopping cart a user is associated with.

No

1 Year

First

N/A

Integer

No.

Preferred culture cookie

Utilised to store the users CMS culture

No

1 Year

First

N/A

Culture Code

No.

Current Visit Status Cookie

Sets the current visit status (throughout current day)

Yes.

23 Hours

First

N/A

Integer

No.

Visitor Status Cookie

Sets the visitor status (unknown/first visit/more visits)

Yes.

1 Year

First

N/A

Integer

No.

URL Referrer Cookie

User URL referrer. Remembers the page the user last visited.

Yes.

1 Day

First

N/A

Url String

No.

Form State Cookie

Utilised for a check if the form state needs to be restored. Decides if the submitted fields in the form should be repopulated.

No

10 Minutes

First

N/A

Integer

No.

Google Analytics

Utilised by Google Analytics to track visitor’s data on the website.

Yes.

Third

Google Analytics

No.

CurrentTheme

Sets the current chosen theme

No

23 Hours

First

N/A

Integer

No.

StartPage

Sets the current page as the start page

Yes.

2 Years

First

N/A

Integer

No.

You control the cookies we use


We will use the cookies explained in this policy..


You can also refuse our use of all cookies simply by adjusting your browser settings. You have the option to refuse our use of certain cookies by clicking “disable cookies ”. However, this refusal will not extend to cookies that are essential to allow you to log in or to be remembered by specific services of our website. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all types of cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our site, and you will be unable to log into restricted access areas on our site.
If you have refused our use of cookies and now wish to consent to please click “enable cookies ”.

Further Information


If you have any comments or questions about our use of cookies or our data protection and privacy practices please contact us at marketing@bluefinsolutions.com.

 

 

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