Cookies Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

On your first visit, our website will display a consent tool alerting you to our use of cookies and other similar technologies and linking to this cookie policy. By interacting with the consent tool, you are able to consent to our use of cookies or similar technologies for the purposes described in this cookie policy. You are able to withdraw your consent at any time by going back to the consent tool by clicking on the cookie logo shown at the bottom left corner of the website and changing your settings there. Some cookies are strictly necessary for the cookie consent mechanism and website security. All other cookies are subject to your consent.

COOKIE LIST

A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts. More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

 

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

 

Cookie SubgroupCookiesCookies UsedCookies DurationCookies Purpose
brigade-electronics.comOptanonAlertBoxClosedOptanonConsentFirst Party364 DaysThese cookies are used as part of the cookie consent mechanism, they remember your cookie preferences over a period of time.
www.google.com_GRECAPTCHAThird Party179 DaysGoogle reCAPTCHA Enterprise uses advanced risk analysis techniques to distinguish between humans and bots. We use this to protect our website and to detect automated attacks or threats against.

Read Google’s Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy here and here

 

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

 

Cookie SubgroupCookiesCookies UsedCookies DurationCookies Purpose
brigade-electronics.com _gid_ga_gclxxxx_ga_MRHY25XKN5_gatFirst Party729 DaysThese cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Read Google’s Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy here and here

brigade-electronics.com_uetvid,First Party389 DaysThis cookie records that a user has visited our website and helps us understand whether our advertising activity is successful. This cookie is also used for remarketing and ad personalisation. Remarketing allows us to show our online ads on third party services (including Bing search results & websites) to and/or engage with users who have previously visited our website. Ad personalisation determines what ads should be shown that may be relevant to the end user perusing the website. Microsoft has access to the data to provide Microsoft advertising

Read Microsoft’s privacy policy here.

 

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

 

Cookie SubgroupCookiesCookies usedCookies DurationCookies Purpose
brigade-electronics.com_clckwp-wpml_current_languageFirst Party364 DaysThese cookies are used to (i) store a unique user ID; (ii) store user interaction and track page views through the website; and (iii) determine the user’s current chosen language on the website.
vimeo.comvuidThird Party729 DaysWe embed videos from Vimeo on our website. When you press play on these, Vimeo will place cookies to enable the video to play and to collect analytics data such as how long a viewer has watched the video. Brigade Electronics does not access the information collected by these cookies.

Read Vimeo’s Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy here and here respectively.

 

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

 

Cookie SubgroupCookiesCookies usedCookies DurationCookies Purpose
brigade-electronics.com_uetsidFirst Party389 DaysThis cookie is used by Bing to determine what ads should be shown that may be relevant to the end user perusing the site.

Read Microsoft’s privacy policy here.

c.bing.com / bing.comSRM_B, MUIDThird Party389 DaysThis cookie records that a user has visited our website and helps us understand whether our advertising activity is successful. This cookie is also used for remarketing and ad personalisation. Remarketing allows us to show our online ads on third party services (including Bing search results & websites) to and/or engage with users who have previously visited our website. Ad personalisation determines what ads should be shown that may be relevant to the end user perusing the website. Microsoft has access to the data to provide Microsoft advertising

Read Microsoft’s privacy policy here.

www.linkedin.com / ads.linkedin.comAnalyticsSyncHistory, lang, lidc, li_gc, bcookie, UserMatchHistoryThird Party730 DaysThis cookie records that a user has visited our website and understand whether our advertising activity is successful. This cookie is also used for remarketing and analytics. Remarketing allows us to show our online ads on LinkedIn to users who have previously visited our website. Analytics allows us to compile reports and to help us improve the website and ads. Where you are logged into your LinkedIn account while visiting our website, LinkedIn may receive information on your activity on our website.

Read LinkedIn’s Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy here and here

youtube.comVISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, CONSENT, YSCThird Party179 DaysWhere a page on our website includes a YouTube video, Google will place cookies in order to measure the number and behaviour of YouTube users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. The information is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of Google’s own and other websites. Brigade Electronics does not access the information collected by these cookies.

Read Google’s Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy here and here

www.facebook.com_fbpThird Party89 DaysThese cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. This cookie is used for remarketing. Facebook remarketing allows us to show Facebook ads to users who have previously visited our website. This cookie is also used to understand how our Facebook ads are performing.

Where you are logged into your Facebook account while visiting our website, Facebook may receive information or your activity on our website.

Read Facebook Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy here and here

c.clarity.msANONCHK, SM, MUID, _clskThird Party389 DaysClarity is a user behaviour analytics tool that helps us understand how users interact with your website. Clarity captures the user interactions on our website such as, how the page is rendering, user interactions such as mouse movements, clicks, scrolls, etc. This information will be stored in the Microsoft Azure cloud service and Microsoft/Clarity has access to the data to provide Microsoft advertising.

Read Microsoft’s privacy statement here.

Tags

Google defines tags as “segments of code provided by analytics, marketing, and support vendors to help you integrate their products into your websites or mobile apps.” Tags are commonly used to set cookies, although they can be used to set other types of code such as tracking pixels.

 

Cookie SubgroupCookiesCookies UsedCookies DurationCookies Purpose
SpotlerUK (Previously CommuniGator)https://t.gatorleads.co.uk/popup/0d3c8786-e566-40e6-8826-74c4fdcbdd5c.js

https://t.gatorleads.co.uk/Scripts/ssl/0d3c8786-e566-40e6-8826-74c4fdcbdd5c.js

wow.session, wow.anonymousid, wow.schedule, wow.utmvalues, wow.trackingdata, wow.data

Third PartyIndefiniteGatorLeads (offered by SpotlerUK) is a tool that identifies the business or organisation that website visitors belong to, based on a reverse IP Lookup. The script and cookies used by GatorLeads store information about a user’s current web browsing session (which pages were viewed, date and time on site etc) on our website and connects that with the organisation from which the user accessed our website. Spotler is able to connect separate website visits to one organisation. This information is used by us to better understand the way in which our website content is viewed by different organisations. It is also used, for example, to identify the types of organisations that might be interested in knowing more about our products and services.

Where you fill in a form on our website and provide us with your email address, we will connect that email address with your browsing activity on our site. Spotler is able to connect separate website visits to one email address.

Read Spotler’s cookie policy and privacy policy, here and here

HotJarhttps://static.hotjar.com/c/hotjar-1107511.jsThird PartyIndefiniteHotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand how users interact with our website (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click) so that we can continue to improve it and make it more engaging. These cookies record that a user has visited our website and how they engaged with it. They can also recognise repeat visits of our website from a specific browser.
Read Hotjar’s privacy information here.

 

SOCIAL BUTTONS

If you share our content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook, Google and Twitter – you may be sent cookies from these third party websites and services. We can’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites and services for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

EMAIL ANALYTICS

The email we send contains a pixel which allows us to know the email has been opened. We also collect records of the links you click within the email using encoded URL strings. We collect this information to evaluate your interest in our newsletter and organisation, as well as to help us improve the content of our newsletter.

HOW DO I CHANGE MY COOKIE SETTINGS

As explained in the beginning of this policy, you can select your cookie settings through the cookie consent tool on the website when you first visit and can change the settings later by clicking on the cookie logo shown at the bottom left corner of the website e
Most web browsers and mobile devices also allow some control of most cookies and similar devices through the browser and mobile device settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

  • Google Chrome (here)
  • Microsoft Edge (here)
  • Mozilla Firefox (here)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer (here)
  • Opera (here)
  • Apple Safari (here)

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

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