Our Cookies Policy

About Cookies
1.1 Cookies are small text files that typically comprise of a string of letters and numbers, that are sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. 

1.2 Cookies can be set by either a ‘first party’ or ‘third party’. First party cookies are set by the website visited by the user. Third party cookies are set by another domain other than the one visited by the user.

1.3 Cookies may be either “persistent” or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

1.4 Cookies are not harmful to your computer. The cookies we use do not contain any information that personally identifies a user, and we will not associate any data we gather from this site with any personally identifying information.

1.5 The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) UK Cookie guide, and are compliant under the UK Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive (PECD) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

2. Cookies used by Dependall
2.1 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website. 

2.2 A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below:
Strictly Necessary

Strictly Necessary
These cookies are essential, and enable the user to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to provide the service that you require from this website, such as site functionality or security features. Personal information is not gathered by these cookies.

These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, which pages they access and help us to ensure our site is working effectively. This information helps us to improve the user experience, and ensures that errors are fixed. Personal information is not gathered by these cookies.

Functional Cookies
These cookies are used to help the website remember choices you make (such as language, region etc), and therefore create a more personalised user experience. Any information gathered is anonymised, and cannot be tracked.

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advert. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. If you browse this website you may receive personalised advertisements whilst browsing other reputable websites.

2.3 We currently use cookies for:

Google AdWords Conversion Tracking
Google Dynamic Remarketing
Google AdWords User Lists
Google Analytics
GA Audiences
Facebook Connect
WordPress Functionality

3. Analytics
3.1 We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Service.

3.2 Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our service.

3.3 The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website, and helps to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

3.4 You can opt-out of having your activity on the service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

3.5 For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en 

4. Changing Cookie Settings and Blocking Cookies 

4.1 To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies are placed onto your device, visit aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org .

4.2 If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject them. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use:

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
Choose the menu “Tools” via the gear icon, then “Internet Options”
Click on the “Privacy” tab
From here you can select the appropriate settings for your requirements
To delete cookies, go to ‘Safety’ in the tools menu, and choose “Delete browsing history”
Ensure “Cookies and website data” is ticked, and press “Delete”

For Google Chrome:

Go to “Tools” via the three dots symbol, top right
Choose “Settings” then “Advanced”
Under “Privacy and Security” choose “Content settings” and then “Cookies”
From here you can select the appropriate settings for your requirements
To delete cookies, choose “History” and the “Clear browsing data”
Ensure that “Cookies and other site data” is ticked, and then press “Clear data”

For Safari:

Go to “Safari” in the main menu
Choose “Preferences” from the menu, and then “Privacy”
Click on “Remove all Website Data”
From here you can select the appropriate settings for your requirements, and remove individual cookies

For Mozilla Firefox:

Choose the menu “Tools” then “Options”
Click on the “Privacy” icon
Choose the “Use custom settings from history” from the drop-down menu
From here you can select the appropriate settings for your requirements, and remove individual cookies
To block cookies, ensure that the ‘Accept cookies from websites’ tick box is not selected.

4.3 By disabling cookies, you will find that there is a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

5. Other Policies
Privacy policy

For any more guidance, and further information on cookies, please visit the ICO website