Cookies Policy

Proxymity Cookies Policy

This is the Cookies Policy for the website hosted at http://proxymity.io (“we“,”us” and “our site“). The site is operated by or on behalf of Proxymity Limited. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out our use of cookies and other similar technologies on our site.  It should be read in conjunction with our privacy policy.

Our use of cookies and other similar technologies

Our site uses cookies and/or other similar technologies such as device-IDs, pixel tags or web beacons to collect and store certain information. These typically involve pieces of information or code that a website transfers to or accesses from your computer hard drive or mobile device to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies and similar technologies enable you to be remembered when using that computer or device to interact with websites and online services and can be used to manage a range of features and content as well as storing searches and presenting personalised content.

Our site uses cookies and similar technologies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies and similar technologies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that and your help screen or manual will tell you how to do this.  We also give you information about how to disable cookies below.  However, you may not be able to take full advantage of our website if you do so.

A number of cookies and similar technologies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Others are used to remember you when you return to the site and will last for longer.

We use these cookies and other technologies on the basis that they are necessary for the performance of a contract with you, where you have consented to their use, or because using them is in our legitimate interests (where we have considered that these are not overridden by your rights), and, in some cases, where required by law.

We use cookies and/or other similar technologies such as tracking GIFs, web beacons pixel codes, either alone or in combination with each other to create a unique device ID.

We use the following types of cookies:

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 for our legitimate interests of improving the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us, subject to your choices and preferences, to personalise our content, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting/Advertising cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. 

We may work with advertising networks that gather information about the content on our website you visit and on information on other websites and services you visit. This may result in you seeing our advertisements when you visit other websites and services of third parties. For more information about how to turn this feature off see below or visit http://www.youronlinechoices.co.uk

Disabling cookies

The effect of disabling cookies depends on which cookies you disable but, in general, the website may not operate properly if all cookies are switched off.  If you only disable third party cookies, you will not be prevented from making purchases on our site.  If you disable all cookies, you will be unable to complete a purchase on our site.

If you want to disable cookies on our site, you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies.  How you can do this will depend on the browser you use.   Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below: –

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”

2. Click on the “privacy” tab

3. Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Google Chrome:

1. Choose Settings> Advanced

2. Under “Privacy and security,” click “Content settings”.

3. Click “Cookies”

For Safari:

1. Choose Preferences > Privacy

2. Click on “Remove all Website Data”

For Mozilla firefox:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”

2. Click on the icon “privacy”

3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:

1. Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”

2. Privacy

Where you have not set your permissions, we may also separately prompt you regarding our use of cookies on the Site.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below: 

 

Cookie Table

 

 

Cookie Type Name Purpose  More information
Website Analytics Google Analytics Google analytics is used to track website activity such as session duration, pages per session, bounce rate etc. of individuals using the site, along with the information on the source of the traffic. It can be integrated with Google Adwords with which will help us to track success of online campaigns by tracking landing page quality and conversions (goals). Goals might include, lead generation, viewing a specific page, or downloading a particular file. https://policies.google.com/privacy

Retention: Google analytics cookies can persist for up to two years. 

[opt out link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout]

Remarketing Google Ads This cookie is a Google remarketing tool. The re-marketing or similar audiences feature in AdWords allows Proxymity to reach people who previously visited this website, and match the right people with the right message. https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads

Retention: Google anonymises this log data by removing part of the IP address (after 9 months) and cookie information (after 18 months).

[opt out link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout]

Analytics Hotjar We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimise this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices. This includes a device’s IP address (processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymised user profile. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on our behalf. https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy/

Retention: Hotjar cookies persist for up to 365 days.

[Opt out link: https://www.hotjar.com/legal/compliance/opt-out/]

CRM/Marketing Automation Sharpspring SharpSpring provides a suite of marketing automation services related to various forms of marketing and customer interaction, email marketing, storage capabilities, and lead analytics that relies on proprietary tools, technology and know-how.

SharpSpring uses use both session-based and persistent cookies. Some cookies are associated with your account and personal information (such as your email address or account Id) in order to remember that you have filled in a form or downloaded material. Other cookies are not tied to your account but are unique to you and allow us to carry out analytics and customisation, among other similar things.

Cookies can be used to recognise you when you visit our website, remember your preferences, and to give you a personalised experience. 

Cookies also make your interactions faster and more secure.

Cookies are set in forms or tracking scripts and are used to track leads and potential prospects.

Shaprspring offers integrations with third-party social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. These services collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our site and allow us to track the success of campaigns across social media channels and their networks. They may set a cookie to enable their features to function properly.

Social media features and widgets are hosted by a third party or directly on our website. 

Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing the feature.

https://sharpspring.com/legal/privacy/

Retention: 

Analytics LinkedIn Analytics The LinkedIn insight tag allows us to perform campaign reporting and unlock valuable insights about website visitors that may come via the campaigns we run on LinkedIn. https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Retention: the LinkedIn insight tag can persist for up to 180 days.

[Opt out link: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out ]

Analytics Twitter Conversion Tag This Cookie is a Twitter analytics tool. It enables Proxymity to measure, optimise and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Twitter. In particular it allows Proxymity to ensure that Twitter advertising is seen by only users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on this website. https://twitter.com/privacy

Retention: the Twitter cookie can persist for up to 90 days.

[Opt out link: http://optout.aboutads.info/#/]

Analytics Facebook & Instagram Custom Audiences This Cookie is a Facebook analytics tool. It enables Proxymity to measure, optimise and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook. In particular it allows Proxymity to ensure that Facebook advertising is seen by only users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on this website. https://www.facebook.com/policy

Retention: the Facebook cookie can persist for 90 days.

[Opt out link: https://www.youronlinechoices.com/ ]