What are cookies?
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies are used for many things, such as remembering whether you’ve visited the site before so that you remain logged in, and to help us work out how many new website visitors we get each month.
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies typically contain information about a user such as location, operating system and platform, IP address, browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website.
We may collect information automatically when you visit the website, using cookies.
The cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit.
We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.
Types of cookies
The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the website:
|Type of Cookies||Cookie Name||Purpose of the use||Collected data|
|Advertising Cookies||Google Ads, Google Custom Audience, Facebook Pixel, Facebook Custom Audience, LinkedIn, Adroll.||These cookies are used to customise your browsing experience or to deliver ads targeted to you.||These cookies do not contain personal data such as name or phone number. We may use your email address to create Facebook, Adroll and Google custom audience.|
|Analytics Cookies||Google Analytics, Hotjar, Google Tag Manager||These cookies monitor how users reach the website, as well as how they interact and move around the website.||These cookies collect data such as browser name and version, operating system, page views, time spent on the site, clicks on the website etc.|
|Our Cookies||Our ‘first-party cookies’||These cookies are necessary Without them the website won’t work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities.||These cookies do not collect personal data and are only stored on the browser. These cookies remember changes such as text size, font and clicks on specific website elements.|
|Security Cookies||WordPress – (wordpress_[hash] wordpress_logged_in_[hash])||These cookies are used to help identify and prevent security risks. They are used to store authentication details||These cookies collect sensitive data necessary for the authentication. However, as it is hashed that data cannot be viewed.|
Control of Cookies
You can choose not to allow cookies via your browser settings. If you do, we can’t guarantee that your experience with the website will be as good as if you do allow cookies.
For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies, or visit the following links:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Safari for iPhone or iPad
Chrome for iPhone or iPad
Remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites, not just this one.
Blocking or deleting all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
This website is owned and operated by Wave. We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 05395910 and our registered office is City Gate Business Centre, 95-107 Southampton Street, Reading, RG1 2QU.
You can contact us:
- by post, using the postal address given above;
- using our website contact form;
- by telephone, on the contact number published on our website;
- by email, using the email address [email protected]