Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy (this “Policy”) provides you with information about the types of cookies and the purposes for using those cookies by our website rockyoursite.co.uk (including all related webpages and sites, the “Site”)

Our Site use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you use our Site, also allows us to improve our Site.

Your Consent.

By continuing to use our Site you are agreeing to our placing cookies on your computer in order to analyse the way you use our Site. Please read this Cookies Policy carefully for more details about the information we collect when you use this website. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of our Site, you must stop using our Site.

What Is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is placed on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Some cookies are “persistent cookies” – these remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie, and are activated each time the user visits the website. Other cookies are “session cookies” – these are temporarily stored on a user’s device; once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

First vs. Third-party Cookies.

We use both first and third party cookies. Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time.  Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website this would be a third-party cookie.

What Cookies Do We Use and Why?

We use Strictly Necessary, Functionality, Performance, and Targeting cookies.

Strictly Necessary Cookies.

These allow you to move around the Site and use essential features of the Site. These cookies are a condition of using our Site. Without these cookies, certain services you have asked for cannot be provided. We use these cookies to remember information you have entered on forms during a session; and to route users to specific applications of a service, or specific servers.

Functionality Cookies.

These are used to remember settings to improve your visit to the Site. We use these cookies to remember settings you’ve applied; remember if we’ve already asked you if you want to fill in a survey etc.

Performance Cookies.

These collect information about how you use our Site (e.g., which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors). They do not collect any information that could identify you. We use Performance cookies for:

•Web Analytics: To provide statistics on how our Site is used;

•Affiliate Tracking: To provide feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website.

•Error Management: To help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur; and

•Testing Designs: To test different designs of our Site.

Targeting Cookies:

These are linked to services provided by third parties, such as ‘Like’ buttons and ‘Share’ buttons. Third parties provide these services in return for recognising that you have visited our Site or used our Services.

How to Delete and Block Our Cookies?

You may delete, review and block cookies by adjusting your browser settings. However, if you block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon you visit our Site or use our Services. Turning off or deleting cookies will not prevent device identification and related data collection from occurring. For further information about deleting or blocking cookies, please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=2.

Your Choices About Third-party Cookies.

Currently, we use Google Analytics for Performance and Targeting. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on their servers. In case of activation of the IP anonymisation, Google will truncate/anonymise the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website. Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/.

More information about how third party cookies are used for targeted advertising and how to opt out of some third party ad networks can be found at: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu or www.aboutads.info.