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Cookies

Introduction

This Privacy Notice gives you information about how we process personal information we come into contact with. This notice is relevant to all website users, on the desktop version and mobile version of the website.

When this privacy policy mentions “We”, “Us”, “Our”, all of the following terms refer to the BRITISH EGG INDUSTRY COUNCIL with registered offices at 22 City Road, London, England, EC1Y 2AJ. The company number is 02022235.

If you would like more information with regards to the way your data is processed or if you would like to exercise your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, please get in contact with [email protected] or 0207 052 8899.

In addition to this policy, we would advise you to read the Privacy Policy, which will give you give you clear details on the way your data is processed.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

From time to time we may amend this privacy policy to fall in line with changes to legislation, including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016, the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulation 2016. Please note that this Cookie Policy may also change in the event that more functionalities or features are added to this website.

Amendments to this policy will be shown on our website.

What is a “cookie”?

The primary use of cookies is to collect data, provide accurate content and provide statistics on the way this website is used. This helps us understand how users are navigating on the website, what pages are browsed and what areas are mostly clicked on. This data allows us to improve the website and provide the users with a better browsing experience. Users are advised that if they wish to prevent the use of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block cookies from this website. This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information http://www.google.com/privacy.html Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may reside longer. No personal information is stored, saved, collected or further processed.

What cookies are in use on this website?

Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. Please note that third party cookies have their own privacy policy. Therefore, we would highly recommend that you read those policies in addition to this one. All of the following cookies are currently in use on the website:

DSID

These are publicity cookies that are used to improve advertising. These cookies are also used to link your activity across devices if you’ve previously signed in to your Google Account on another device.

Expires at the end of the session

IDE

This cookie is one of the main advertising cookies on non-Google sites and it is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net

Expires after 1 year

__gads

This cookie is associated with the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google. Its purpose is to do with the showing of adverts on the site, for which the owner may earn some revenue.

Expires after 2 years

__cfduid

The "__cfduid" cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. CloudFlare provides website protection against cyber attacks

Expires after 1 year

_ga

This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics and is usually set during the visitor’s first visit on the website.This cookie is associated with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measures.

Expires after 2 years

_gat

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

Expires at the end of the session

_gid

This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics. Along with the “_ga” and “_gid” cookies, this cookie measures information with regards to the way the website is being used, including what pages are visited.

Expires after 24 hours

_gid

The following cookie is associated with hotjar.com, an analytics and feedback tools that help us understand how the website is being used, including what areas are being clicked etc…

Expires after 24 hours

_hjIncludedInSample

This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.

Expires at the end of the session

Cookie-agreed

This cookie records whether or not website visitors have agreed to the usage of cookies

Expires after 4 months

has_js

This cookie is set to record whether or not the browser used by the visitor has JavaScript enabled. JavaScript is a programming language that enables interactive web pages on a website

Expires at the end of the session

__hstc

This cookie is set by hotjar. It is used to keep track of a visitor, including the first visit, the last visit and the number of sessions

Expires after 2 years

hubspotutk

This cookie is set by hotjar. Its main purpose is to keep track of a visitor’s identity (IP address) and forms submitted.

Expires after 10 years

Mp_mixpanel

This cookie is set by Mixpanel for analytics purposes

Expires after 1 year

CONSENT

This cookie is set by YouTube. Its main purpose is to register user’s consent

Expires after 20 years

GPS

This cookie is set by YouTube. Its main purpose is to register a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location

Expires at the end of the session

PREF

This cookie is set by YouTube. Its main purpose is to store user preferences

Expires after 2 years

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

This cookie is set by YouTube. Its main purpose is to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos

Expires after 8 months

YSC

This cookie is set by YouTube. Its main purpose is to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Expires at the end of the session

Remote_sid

This cookie is set by YouTube. Its main purpose is to store the user’s video plyaer preferences using embedded YouTube video

Expires at the end of the session

 

What information is gathered?

Most of the information that is gathered regards how the website is being used and browsed by its users. As mentioned previously, no personal information regarding website users is stored, saved, collected or further processed. The data collected is analytical and it is processed in line with our Privacy Policy and current applicable data protection laws. Please note that the information gathered via the use of cookie is shared with several parties (as mentioned in our Privacy Policy).

Consent for cookies

Any cookies in use on this website which are critical to its operation will not give the ability to opt-out. If you wish to opt-out of any third party non critical cookies, please refer to the following section.

How to opt out?

To opt out of Google Analytics cookies, visit the following link. All the information required to opt out of Google Analytics are detailed http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

How to delete the cookies that are stored on your machine?

If you want to delete the cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. You can also access them through your internet browser. Please note that If you delete some cookies, you might not be able to have full access to certain features of this website.

Mobile devices users

The same cookie policy applies to users who are browsing the website using a mobile device, smartphone, tablets or any other portable electronic device that enables its users to browse the internet.

Additional information about cookies

Please refer to the ICO’s following page for more information about cookie policies:
https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-t...

Please refer to the following page for general information about cookies and guidance on how to delete cookies that are stored on your machine:  
https://www.aboutcookies.org/

Please refer to the following page for more information about Google Analytics:
https://www.google.com/analytics/#?modal_active=none