Cookie Policy

WHO WE ARE

We, Speakezee C.I.C. (We or Us or Our), are a community interest company registered in England and Wales under company number 10085959 and have Our registered office at The Tythe Barn, Foxcote, Bath BA3 5YE. Our trading names are Speakezee and Chiarotutti.  Our main trading address is The Tythe Barn, Foxcote, Bath BA3 5YE and you can write to Us there or contact Us by email at admin@speakezee.org. We have appointed a Data Protection Officer who will be happy to handle your enquiries.

Our website is https://www.speakezee.org/ (website) and this Cookie Policy is published on Our website but you can also obtain a copy by contacting Us. This Cookie Policy is issued on 21 August 2018 but we reserve the right to amend it any time by publishing the amended policy on Our website.  

COOKIES ON OUR WEBSITE

Our website, like many websites, uses Cookies.  In this Policy, we want to explain what Cookies are, what they do, why we use them, how long they last and how to block or delete them, if you wish to do so.

WHAT IS A COOKIE?

A Cookie is a small text file which asks permission to be placed on the hard drive of your computer or device.   Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline Cookies if you prefer. If you do so, then this may prevent you from taking full advantage of Our website.    A Cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or device, other than the personal data which you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline Cookies at any time and this Policy explains how to do so.

WHY DO WE USE COOKIES?

We use Cookies for a number of reasons but principally to enhance Our website and your experience when visiting Our website.

They can help us to assist navigation of Our website and to store your preferences if you return to Our website and they allow us to analyse your use of Our website or services.

WHERE DO COOKIES COME FROM?

There are two sources of Cookies:

First party Cookies are ones which are initiated by Our website.

Third-party Cookies are ones which are sent by a third party to provide functionality through Our website.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU FIRST USE THIS WEBSITE?

You will receive a Cookie notice that links to this Cookie Policy.  If you continue to use Our website with your browser settings set to accept all Cookies then you will be taken to have consented to Cookies being placed on your computer or device.

WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE, WHAT IS THEIR PURPOSE AND HOW LONG DO THEY LAST?  

We use the following Cookies:

- Strictly necessary Cookies. These are Cookies that are required for the operation of Our website.

- Analytical/performanceCookies. 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 to improve the way Our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Cookies will stay on your computer or device for different lengths of time:

- Session Cookies will generally only remain on your computer or device while your internet browser remains open but will automatically be deleted when you close your browser.

- Persistent Cookies will generally remain on your computer or device after your internet browser has been closed unless you have set up your browser to automatically delete them, or if you manually delete them.

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

What is the name of the Cookie: has-js

Who provides it: Our website

What is the type of Cookie: HTTP

What is its category: Strictly necessary

How long does this Cookie last: Session

Where is the data sent: United Kingdom

What is the purpose of the Cookie: This cookie registers whether or not a visitor to Our website (Visitor) has activated JavaScript in the browser on their computer or device.

 

What is the name of the Cookie: _ga

Who provides it: Our website

What is the type of Cookie: HTTP

What is its category: Analytical/performance

How long does this Cookie last: Persistent - 2 years

Where is the data sent: United States

What is the purpose of the Cookie: This cookie is a Google Analytics (GA) cookie which registers an unique ID, which will then be used to produce statistical data on how a Visitor uses Our website.

 

What is the name of the Cookie: _gat

Who provides it: Our website

What is the type of Cookie: HTTP

What is its category: Analytical/performance

How long does this Cookie last: Session

Where is the data sent: United States

What is the purpose of the Cookie: This cookie is a GA cookie which is used to throttle the speed of requests made to the server for Our website.

 

What is the name of the Cookie: _gid

Who provides it: Our website

What is the type of Cookie: HTTP

What is its category: Analytical/performance

How long does this Cookie last: Session

Where is the data sent: United States

What is the purpose of the Cookie: This cookie is a GA cookie which registers an unique ID, which will then be used to produce statistical data on how a Visitor uses Our website.   

 

What is the name of the Cookie: collect

Who provides it: Our website

What is the type of Cookie: Pixel

What is its category: Analytical/performance

How long does this Cookie last: Session

Where is the data sent: United States

What is the purpose of the Cookie: This cookie is a GA cookie which is used to send data to GA about the device and behaviour of a Visitor and to track them across devices and marketing channels.   

UNCLASSIFIED

Unclassified Cookies are Cookies that we are in the process of classifying

 

What is the name of the Cookie: SSESS63260880d045b0f9a0f4226f9f880a3b

Who provides it: Our website

What is the type of Cookie: HTTP

What is its category: Unclassified

How long does this Cookie last: Persistent - 23 days

Where is the data sent: United Kingdom

What is the purpose of the Cookie: Unclassified.

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use Cookies, over which we have no control. These Cookies are likely to be Analytical/performance Cookies or targeting Cookies.

As we note above, Our website uses Google Analytics, a service operated by Google which transmits website traffic and usage data to Google servers which are situated in the United States and elsewhere.  Google Analytics does not identify an individual user and does not associate your IP address with other data which may be held by Google. We use the reports generated by Google to help us better understand Our website traffic and website usage, which in turn helps us to improve Our website.  If you want to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics then visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

HOW CAN YOU CONTROL OR BLOCK COOKIES?

You can block Cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of some or all Cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies (including Our Strictly necessary Cookies) then you may not be able to access all or parts of Our website.

So, you should be able to accept all Cookies, or to reject all Cookies, or modify your web browser so that it alerts you about any new Cookies. Clearing stored Cookies normally requires you to use a Tools dropdown menu on your web browser.

The following may assist you with your Cookies settings:-

- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-Cookies

- Microsoft Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy

- Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies

- Google Chrome: http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

- Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph19214?locale=en_GB

You may also be able to obtain relevant advice in the ‘Help’ section of your web browser.

If you want to learn more about Cookies then visit:

www.aboutCookies.org

www.allaboutCookies.org.