About this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy so you can understand what type of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions in regards to our Cookie Policy please contact:

Email: dataprotection@vertec.org.uk

Address: Vertec Website Support, Unit 3b Woodway Farm Ind. Estate, Bicester Road, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, HP18 9EP

What are cookies?

Cookies are little text files which are stored on the browser or hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage or application.

There are different types of cookies. Some cookies come directly from our website and others come from third parties which place cookies on our site, this is explained below.

Cookies can be stored for varying lengths of time on your browser or device. Session cookies are deleted from your computer or device when you close your web-browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.

There are 3 types of cookies in use on our website at the moment:

The types of Cookie we use

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Cookies used

  • OptanonConsent
  • OptanonAlertBoxClosed
  • privacy_embeds

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Cookies used

  • _ga
  • _gid
  • _gat

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience by:

Analysing how your use our site which helps us to troubleshoot any problems and to monitor our own performance.

Changes to the Cookie Policy

We may update this Policy from time to time. If we make significant changes we will let you know but please regularly check this Policy to ensure you are aware of the most updated version.

This Cookie Policy was last updated on 12th March 2020.