1 Information about our use of cookies

1.1 This policy explains how we use cookies on www.synetiq.co.uk.

1.2 We recommend that you read our cookies policy so that you are aware of how we use them and can take steps to reject or delete the cookies if you do not agree to them being used.

1.3 Cookies are small text files stored on your device and used by website operators in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the operators of the website or certain third parties. Each cookie usually contains a unique string of characters, which allows a website to distinguish your browser or device from other users.

1.4 We use cookies to enable you to navigate between pages and to generally improve your user experience. We also use cookies to analyse how users interact with our Websites, to enable you to share content using social media, and to provide you with embedded content from third parties.

1.5 We may combine information collected via cookies with information such as your IP address, the type of browser, device and operating system, for example to provide statistical information about visitors to our Website. Where our Website uses third party cookies, you should check with the relevant third party to see how they use cookies (see section 2 below).

1.6 You can find out more about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org. The user instructions for your browser or device will explain how you can control the use of cookies on your device.

2 Cookies we use:

We use the following cookies on our Website:

2.1 Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website.

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
Session Session To identify a logged in user, and/or remember any website settings or filters a user sets on the website Typically 24 minutes after the last interaction with the website

2.2 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 them. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Cookie Name Purpose Expires
Google Analytics Google Analytics Anonymous statistical data to record visitor counts and pages visited 2 years

3 Accepting and rejecting cookies

3.1 Other than those cookies listed as being strictly necessary for the operation of our Websites, we will not deploy any cookies without your consent.

3.2 You can control the use of cookies on our Websites using the Cookie Control feature, which works with most browsers and devices. To reset cookie permissions to their default setting, change the settings on Cookie Control.

3.3 Please note that Cookie Control uses a cookie to remember your preferences. If you clear any cookies from your browser or device then you will need to reactivate your Cookie Control preferences when you next visit our Websites.

3.4 If you wish to use our Website but are not able to access the Cookie Control feature and do not consent to the use of cookies (or certain cookies), you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser or device that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access our Website or certain features offered through our Website.

4 Changes to this policy

This cookies policy may be amended by us at any time. Please check this page periodically so that you are aware of any changes.

5 Contact us

5.1 For further information from us on any of this cookies policy or for any queries relating to them, please contact us by email at dpo@synetiq.co.uk.