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Cookie Policy

Introduction

Our website uses ‘cookies', which are small data files that are used as unique identifiers. They are sent from the website's servers to your computer or mobile phone and stored on your device, and may then be sent back to our website's servers with updated data as you browse our website.

Cookies are used to record information about your preferences as you browse our website, which allows us to improve your experience by tailoring the website accordingly. Cookies can also be used to identify you every time you revisit our website.

A ‘session cookie' will expire at the end of your browsing session once you close your web browser; ‘persistent cookies' on the other hand have a set expiry date and will be stored on your computer until either this date is reached, or you delete your cookies using your browser settings.

How We Use Cookies

The following is a list of cookies used by our website, and what they are used for:

Cookie Name

Cookie Type

Description

PHPSESSID
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password

Session Cookie

The Business Desk website uses a session cookie to maintain information about each visit to the website and enable core site functionality. This cookie does not contain any personal information, and only lasts for the duration of your visit, being deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

AWSELB

Load Balancer Cookie

This cookie is essential to help ensure that the website loads efficiently by distributing visits across multiple web servers. This cookie does not contain any personal information, and only lasts for the duration of your visit, being deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

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_utmb
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Google Analytics

This cookie allows us to count page visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics. For more information about Google's privacy policy, please use this link www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy

Third-Party Cookies

Our website uses the following third-party suppliers and partners who may also set cookies on your computer or mobile phone as you browse our website. If you would like to know more about how these third-parties use cookies to collect and store your data, please use the links below:

Cookie Name

Cookie Type

Description

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AddThis Cookies

These cookies are used to collect information about how our visitors use the AddThis function provided on the website. We use this information to compile reports to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information such as pages viewed and sites added using this service. Please note these cookies only personally identify you if you have already independently signed up with AddThis and have given your consent. Please visit www.addthis.com/privacy for more information.

NID, PREF

Google+1 Cookies

The Google+ plugin on our website allows you to promote our website to your contacts using the ‘+1' button. These cookies are installed by Google to detect if you are currently logged in with a Google account. For more information, please see www.google.co.uk/intl/en-GB/policies.

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Twitter Cookies

The Twitter plugin on our website allows you to quickly follow our official Twitter account. These cookies are installed by Twitter, and are used to detect if you are currently logged into Twitter when you visit our website, and if you are already following us. For more information, please see http://twitter.com/privacy.

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Facebook Cookie

The Facebook plugin on our website allows you to quickly ‘Like' our official Facebook page. This cookie is installed by Facebook, and is used to detect if you are currently logged into Facebook when you visit our website, as well as if you already ‘Like' our Facebook page. Please see www.facebook.com/about/privacy for more information.

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DoubleClick Cookie

This cookie is installed by Google to collect anonymous browsing behaviour and serve content, advertisements and other information to you, based on your interests. Please note that no personally identifiable information is recorded. Please visit www.google.co.uk/policies/privacy/ads for more information.

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PREF

YouTube Cookies

These cookies are installed by YouTube, and track your preferences when you view embedded video content on our site. Please visit www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy for more information.

 

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Atlas Solutions Cookies

These cookies are installed by a third party, Atlas Solutions, which is part of Microsoft Advertising. They are used to track and deliver targeted advertising to web users based on their browsing behaviour. For more information, please visit http://atlassolutions.com/privacy-policy.

Please note that, where we embed content from third-party sites such as Flickr and YouTube, you may also have cookies from these third-party websites installed on your device. The Business Desk does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

Please also note that, if you use one of the ‘sharing tools' on our website to share content using social networks, these social networks may install a cookie on your device. The Business Desk does not control these cookies and you should check the privacy policy of the relevant website for more information.

Blocking Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device via your browser settings.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.

Please be aware that restricting the use of cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

Deleting Cookies

The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow also allow you to delete selected / all cookies currently installed on your device.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:

Similarly, mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to delete cookies using their mobile browser.

Please note that this will usually only remove any cookies currently installed on your device; you must also change your browser settings (above) if you wish to prevent cookies being installed in future. Please be aware that deleting cookies already stored on your device may impact on the usability of our website.

Contact Details and Useful Information

This website is owned and operated by The Business Desk. If you have any questions about our use of cookies and how we collect and store your data, then please contact admin@thebusinessdesk.com.

For more information on cookies and how they work, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

 

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