Cookie Policy

1. INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITIONS

1.1 This is the cookie policy referred to in the privacy policy https://m8group.co.uk

1.2 The term “Website” means the website accessible from this URL, being m8group.co.uk
1.3 Other defined terms shall have the meanings given to them in the Terms of Use.
2. INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

2.1 Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our Website. By continuing to browse the Website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

2.2 A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

3. REGISTRATION AND LOG IN
3.1 When you sign up to our Website, we track your progress with a cookie to confirm the steps you’ve taken. We also use cookies to give you access to your profile as a registered user.

4. CONTROLLING COOKIES
4.1 To enable or disable cookies, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the ‘Help’ tab).

4.2 If you want to find out more about how cookies are used, please visit www.https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/ and www.allaboutcookies.org.

4.3 We use the following cookies:

• Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

• Analytical/performance cookies. 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.

• Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

• Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
4.4 You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:

AddThis Social Sharing __atuvc
This cookie enables us to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page on social media.
AddThis Social Sharing __atuvs
This cookie enables us to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page on social media.
Google Analytics _ga
This cookie is used to track usage of our website to allow us to identify how customers are using our website and therefore identify improvements to the user experience.

4.5 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.

4.6 You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website.

4.7 Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 1 year.

Version 1.0
January 2018