This Cookie Policy explains to users how our website adopts cookies and, furthermore, provides guidance as to how cookies can be managed.

This Cookie Policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device to help our website provide a better user experience. When you visit our website, or visit another website that recognises that cookie, your device is able to communicate with the website and the website can read the information held in that cookie.

What cookies does Acturis use?

Our website uses the following types of cookies:

Analytical or performance cookies. These 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 to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Preference cookies. These cookies allow websites to remember information that changes the way the site behaves or looks, such as your preferred language or the region you are in.

Our website uses Google Analytics, an analytics solution that helps track information on how our website is used and how it may be improved. The web pages visited and for how long are examples of what the cookies track.

You can find more information about the individual cookies that might be set up on our website and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose Expiration Time Type
_ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to distinguish unique visitors. The cookie stores information anonymously. 2 years Analytics
_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to track how visitors use the website in an anonymous form. 24 hours Analytics
_gat This cookie is used to throttle the request rate to Google Analytics to increase the efficiency of network calls. 1 minute Performance
NID Most Google users will have a preferences cookie called ‘NID’ in their browsers. A browser sends this cookie with requests to Google’s sites. The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. 6 months Preferences

To understand more about the cookies set by Google, please visit Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites and Google’s Cookie Policy.

Managing cookies

On our website

When you visit our website for the first time, you will see a message advising you that our website uses cookies. You can accept or reject our use of cookies by clicking on the respective buttons.  A default ‘no consent’ option will apply if no choice is made and a refusal will not limit your user experience.

On your browser

Generally cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on our website and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the Information Commissioner’s Office website which offers guidance on how you can control cookies for all modern browsers.

More information

If you need further information, then you may contact us at info@acturis.com.