What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that almost all websites use as a kind of memory. They are stored on your computer / device via your browser and enable a site to 'remember' little bits of information between pages or visits. They are mostly used to make the web experience better, like automatically logging you in to a site on return visits, or remembering settings like text size.
Our site ensures that only the most essential cookies are deposited on your computer / device.
These cookies contribute to helping us analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers and response to our marketing activity. This information helps us to improve the website and to make our marketing campaigns relevant. The data stored by these cookies does not contain any confidential information about you.
The details of the default cookies that we place on your computer / device when you visit our site are listed below:
|Cookie name||Cookie purpose|
|exp_last_visit (Expression Engine)||This cookie is only relevant to registered users. If you’re browsing piledrivers.co.uk as a guest, this cookie will be set to a date in the past.|
|exp_last_activity (Expression Engine)||
This cookie contains the date of your last activity on piledrivers.co.uk.
If you haven’t been active on the site before, your last activity will be set to the current time.
|exp_tracker (Expression Engine)||Don’t let the name fool you – this cookie doesn’t track what you do online. It only keeps track of the last 5 pages you visited on piledrivers.co.uk. This information allows piledrivers.co.uk to redirect you to the page you were on before submitting a comment or sending us an email through the contact form.|
|_utmz (Google Analytics)||This cookie contains a randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search) and expires after 6 months.|
|_utma (Google Analytics)||This cookie contains a randomly generated number and expires after 2 years.|
|_utmb (Google Analytics)||This cookie contains a randomly generated number and expires after 30 minutes.|
|_utmc (Google Analytics)||This cookie contains a randomly generated number and expires when the user exits the browser.|
3rd Party Cookies
Piledrivers.co.uk does not deposit any 3rd party cookies onto your computer / device.
How do I prevent cookies from being deposited by this site?
If you would like to prevent our site from depositing cookies on your computer / device then please consult the documentation or online help files for your particular make and version of browser software.
If you'd like to learn more about cookies, your rights, the law and how to manage them, the following links may be of use (links open in a new window - please note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites):
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|http://www.cookielaw.org||The Cookie Collective have produced an informative website that explains the cookie law for web users and web site owners|
|http://www.cookiepedia.co.uk||Cookiepedia is an open source project to build a free, crowd-sourced knowledge base that categorises cookies, the domains that use them and what they're doing on your machine.|
|http://www.ico.gov.uk||The ICO provides guidance on the new cookies Regulations and explains why the Regulations were introduced.|
|http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices||A site that provides information about how behavioural advertising works, further information about cookies and the steps you can take to protect your privacy on the internet.|
|http://donottrack.us/||Do Not Track is a technology and policy proposal that enables users to opt out of tracking by websites they do not visit, including analytics services, advertising networks, and social platforms|